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Apple and Samsung Moving into 'Hate-Hate' Relationship

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Apple and Samsung have long had a complicated relationship, with the two companies locked in numerous court battles linked to their competition in the smartphone and tablet marketplaces even as Samsung serves as Apple's largest component supplier. As tensions have continued to ride high between the two companies, there have...
Apple and Samsung Moving into 'Hate-Hate' Relationship

Apple poaches top Samsung chip designer for its staff

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Samsung chip designer Jim Mergard has left the South Korean-based company to work for Apple. According to the report, Mergard’s duties before his short stint at Samsung were to lead the development of a “high-profile AMD chip that carried the code name Brazos and was designed for...
Apple poaches top Samsung chip designer for its staff

Re-engineering AMD

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Incoming AMD CEO Dirk Meyer is known as a top-notch chip designer. Image: AMD SUNNYVALE, Calif. - Dirk Meyer was six months out of college and working as an engineer for Intel when he ran into Bob Noyce, the company's legendary co-founder and co-inventor of the integrated circuit, at the...
Re-engineering AMD

Arm director sails off but shares are boosted by broker optimism

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Executive to leave in 2013 for round the world race, while BarCap and Investec both issue positive notesThere are any number of reasons for directors leaving a company - good and bad - but going sailing is not the most usual one.That however is the reason Mike Inglis plans to...
Arm director sails off but shares are boosted by broker optimism
ARM Wants to Put the Internet in Your Umbrella

Imagination to buy chip maker MIPS

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British chip designer Imagination Technologies plans to acquire the operating business of processor maker MIPS Technologies, as well as some of its patents, in an effort to strengthen its position on smartphones....
Imagination to buy chip maker MIPS
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Aerial Photos of Recent Work at Apple's North Carolina Data Center

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Several weeks ago, we noted that Apple was already undertaking a minor expansion of its massive data center in Maiden, North Carolina, having received permits for a roughly 20,000 square-foot "tactical data center" located adjacent to the existing 500,000 square-foot facility. Wired has now obtained aerial photos of the site...
Aerial Photos of Recent Work at Apple's North Carolina Data Center

Qualcomm's says Snapdragon demand exceeds capacity

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Demand for the Snapdragon chipsets that power popular Android devices like Samsung's Galaxy S III and the HTC One X will apparently continue to outstrip manufacturer Qualcomm's ability to produce them. The chip designer confirmed to the BBC that it was unable to fully sate manufacturer demand, but said it...
Qualcomm's says Snapdragon demand exceeds capacity

ARM forms UK group to foster an Internet of Things, put 50 billion devices online by 2020

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ARM isn't content with dominating the mobile space. It's been by the far the most vocal about an Internet of Things where everything is connected -- and to make that happen, it just established an industry forum in the UK that it hopes will establish common ground for all...
ARM forms UK group to foster an Internet of Things, put 50 billion devices online by 2020

Apple chip designer profits rise

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Arm Holdings, the UK firm behind the computer chip technology powering Apple's iPhone and iPad, reports a 23% boost to second-quarter profits....
Apple chip designer profits rise

Reuters: AMD hires JPMorgan Chase to evaluate financials

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Chip designer and manufacturer Advanced Micro Devices has brought JPMorgan Chase and Company to evaluate future fiduciary options, such as a possible sale according to sources familiar with the situation. Sources told Reuters that a sale of the company is on the table, but not a priority, and other possibilities...
Reuters: AMD hires JPMorgan Chase to evaluate financials

Chip designer Arm jumps nearly 5% after better than expected results ahead of latest Apple launch

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UK business positive about outlook with record order book as it enters fourth quarterAhead of Apple's expected launch of its iPad mini, one of its key suppliers has jumped sharply following better than expected results.Cambridge-based Arm has added 28p to 622.5p after a 22% rise in third quarter profits to...
Chip designer Arm jumps nearly 5% after better than expected results ahead of latest Apple launch

ARM Q2 beats forecast on strong chip demand; good outlook ahead

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British chip designer ARM continues to exceed expectations despite a clammy economic outlook and competition in the face of larger chip makers....
ARM Q2 beats forecast on strong chip demand; good outlook ahead

Meet Cyclos, a startup that cuts chip power consumption

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When building chips, designers usually have to trade energy efficiency for performance. In general, the higher the performance, the greater the battery suck. But as smarter, more graphically intensive mobile devices land in the arms of consumers, and more data centers are requiring 100 MW or more to deliver web...
Meet Cyclos, a startup that cuts chip power consumption

Arm escapes market rout as Dell backs company's chip designs

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Dell to offer customers choice of Arm or Intel products, giving support to company's sharesArm, the chip designer whose products are used in Apple's iPad and iPhone, has escaped the worst of the current market rout after Dell backed the company's architecture.The computer group has said it will offer customers...
Arm escapes market rout as Dell backs company's chip designs

Arm surges after better than expected profits, helping FTSE 100 regain ground

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Chip designer beats forecasts following soaring sales of tablets and smartphones using its designsA surge in profits at chip designer Arm has helped leading shares recover some of Monday's losses.The company reported a better than expected 16% rise in fourth quarter profits to £80m, helped by soaring sales of tablets...
Arm surges after better than expected profits, helping FTSE 100 regain ground

AT&T's 'Mobile Share' Service Plans Launching August 23

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Last month, AT&T announced that it would join Verizon in offering shared data plans including unlimited talk and text on phone while allowing users to share their monthly data allotments across multiple devices. The plans are structured with two basic components: a monthly cost for a data allotment and a...
AT&T's 'Mobile Share' Service Plans Launching August 23
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Apple Seeds iOS 6 Beta 4 to Developers

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We're receiving numerous report that Apple today released the fourth beta of iOS 6, the company's next-generation mobile operating system set to launch "this fall", presumably alongside new iPhone hardware with an official announcement at Apple's September 12 media event. As with previous builds, the new one is arriving as...
Apple Seeds iOS 6 Beta 4 to Developers

Chip firm CSR jumps by a third after selling handset business to Samsung for $310m

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Move allows company to return cash to shareholders and concentrate on higher growth areasChip designer CSR has jumped by more than a third after agreeing to sell its mobile handsets business to Samsung for $310m in cash.Under the terms of the deal, Samsung will also pay $34.4m to buy a...
Chip firm CSR jumps by a third after selling handset business to Samsung for $310m
AMD Completes Exit From Chip Manufacturing Biz

AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

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Bob Dylan once warned that the times are changing, but his lyrics couldn’t have prepared us for a world without AMD, the spunky chip designer that’s kept Intel honest (mostly) and ensured, by way of competition, that processor prices wouldn’t fly through the roof. Now it appears the floor is...
AMD throws 15% of its workforce off the sinking ship

Imagination ups MIPS bid in embedded processor takeover battle

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The British chip designer has increased its offer for MIPS's operating business and selected intellectual property to $80m, so as to ward off competition from CEVA....
Imagination ups MIPS bid in embedded processor takeover battle

AMD hires ex-Apple graphics chip designer Raja Koduri

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AMD is hiring another former Apple chip designer, sources tell CNET. Raja Koduri was most recently Apple's director of graphics architecture, and will actually be returning to AMD, having once spent four years with them. He's expected to continue focusing on graphics technology, although what his new AMD job title...
AMD hires ex-Apple graphics chip designer Raja Koduri

Arm chips 'to extend net's reach'

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The UK chip designer says its latest microcontroller will help connect a wider range of household appliances to the internet....
Arm chips 'to extend net's reach'
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