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MediaTek outs an octa-core processor for $200 LTE smartphones

Smartphones based on the new chip will start shipping during the second half of the year

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New Cortex-A17 processor gives mid-range smartphones and tablets a shot in the ARM

ARM's Cortex-A17 processors will reach mobile devices next year

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Apple to continue reliance on Imagination for mobile graphics

Apple, Imagination Technologies extend their licensing agreement.

AMD's console business pays off handsomely and profitably

AMD reported a second successive quarter of profits that easily beat analyst expectations, based on a strong game-console business.

Obama announces semiconductor innovation hub

The new manufacturing institute will focus on bringing wide bandgap semiconductors to market.

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Intel slams brakes on plans for new chip factory

The chipmaker announced in 2011 plans to spend $5 billion on Fab 42

AMD shifts gaming rig focus from discrete CPUs to APUs with integrated graphics

AMD will bring integrated graphics processors in chips to gaming rigs

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AMD's Kaveri chips bring computing, graphics closer in function and name

AMD announces that its "Kaveri" CPUs with integrated graphics are now available for pre-order. But AMD execs also say computing and graphics are blurring into one another.

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iPhone graphics chip designer adds more oomph to GPUs

Imagination says its new line of PowerVR CPUs are 50 percent faster than their predecessors.

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Microsoft quietly upgrades the Surface Pro 2's processor

We can rebuild it. We have the technology.