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Intel's foundry business grows as it will make chips for big chip design firm Altera

Samsung officially spinning off struggling LCD business in April

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Apple supplier Samsung announced on Monday that it will spin off its LCD manufacturing business into a separate company beginning in April....
Samsung officially spinning off struggling LCD business in April

Beleaguered Kodak strikes legal blow against Apple

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Kodak, the formerly powerful but now bankrupt camera company, has tasted victory in its ongoing patent war with Apple. Kodak has been scrambling to maintain its very existence lately, and part of that struggle includes a lawsuit it brought against Apple. The suit, which was fired up in June,...
Beleaguered Kodak strikes legal blow against Apple

Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

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You may have missed it, but Google is no longer just Google. Now it's Google with a dying elephant strapped to its back. The dying elephant is Motorola Mobility, the ancient, massive cellphone and cable-box maker that Google finally bought about a month ago. In the days after Google announced...
Google Prepares To "Reset And Retool" The Dying Elephant It Just Bought (Motorola) (GOOG)

Sony and Sharp joint venture hits a rocky patch, Sony cuts off capital

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When Sharp sold off some of its LCD manufacturing business to Hon Hai Precision we knew the company had fallen on tough times, we just didn't realize how bad things truly were. That joint venture it formed with Sony, well, it's all but over at this point. The two...
Sony and Sharp joint venture hits a rocky patch, Sony cuts off capital

Joyent: Data centers are the new factories, making and moving bits

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The data-center business may seem like something brand new, but in many ways it is really just a virtual version of the traditional container-shipping business, Joyent founder and chief technology officer Jason Hoffman told attendees at GigaOM’s Structure Europe conference on Tuesday morning in Amsterdam. And just as the development...
Joyent: Data centers are the new factories, making and moving bits

Nokia acknowledges risk of Microsoft building Surface phone

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Finnish smartphone maker Nokia is well aware of the threat Microsoft would pose should it decide to enter the smartphone manufacturing business in the same way it entered the PC making business. A recent SEC filing from the company acknowledges that possibility, as well as others, when enumerating possible threats...
Nokia acknowledges risk of Microsoft building Surface phone
Intel Might Start Manufacturing Mobile Chips For Apple (INTC, AAPL)
Apple-Samsung clash moves beyond the courtroom

DEAR SAMSUNG: Google Screwed Up -- Time To Ditch Them And Go After Apple Yourself

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In the past year or so, there has been a remarkable sea-change in the global mobile landscape. A year ago, Google's Android platform was taking over the world, and it looked as it it might only be a matter of time before Apple was surrounded and marginalized the way...
DEAR SAMSUNG: Google Screwed Up -- Time To Ditch Them And Go After Apple Yourself
Nokia to announce its first manufacturing plant in Vietnam on April 23rd
Samsung spins off struggling LCD business

Google takes on Apple: and only the phones may know what will happen

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The internet search company is setting up its first factory to build a device reportedly so clever that the iPhone may come under serious pressureGoogle is growing up. This may seem a strange thing to say about a company that has long been one of the most profitable digital enterprises....
Google takes on Apple: and only the phones may know what will happen
Limor Fried AKA Ladyada Will Join Us To Talk Hardware On The Disrupt Stage

HP issues new policy to crack down on student workers among its Chinese suppliers

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HP has introduced a series of new measures in China to cut down on potential abuses of student and temporary workers among its manufacturing partners in the country. Those two labor groups are often used to cope with peak production times — last year Foxconn was said to have brought...
HP issues new policy to crack down on student workers among its Chinese suppliers

ē The Intel Opportunity

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A new CEO has taken over Intel. Their core business, upon which the company has been built, is floundering. Does the new CEO, who is not really new at all (he’s the current COO), have the vision to ensure Intel’s continued success? I’m not talking about Brian Krzanich, who today...
ē The Intel Opportunity

What's Apple up to now in Maiden, North Carolina?

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A giant solar array? An huge fuel cell facility? A second 500,000 sq. ft. data center? Click to enlarge. I'm not sure I buy the main reason Jefferies' Peter Misek gave today for raising his Apple (AAPL) price target to $800 from $699: His "increased confidence" Apple is going to...
What's Apple up to now in Maiden, North Carolina?

Did Apple's war on Android just draw its first Google blood?

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Shareholders paid Thursday for Google's $12 billion acquisition of Motorola last May FORTUNE -- We may never know for certain whether Google (GOOG) spent $12.4 billion on Motorola Mobility last May primarily because Sergey Brin and Larry Page wanted to get into the cellphone and set-top box manufacturing business or if...
Did Apple's war on Android just draw its first Google blood?
HTC takes a beating, Q1 profits down 70 percent, revenue drops 35 percent

Sharp posts $1.4 billion loss for the year, refocuses on mobile displays

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Sharp has announced that it made a loss of 117.1 billion yen ($1.4 billion) for the financial year ending March 2012. It comes after the company sold part of its LCD manufacturing business to Hon Hai, Sony withdrew from a joint venture and refused to deal with Sharp in...
Sharp posts $1.4 billion loss for the year, refocuses on mobile displays

Suitcase Startup: One man's journey to London to launch a startup, armed with just a suitcase and dream

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Starting today on The Next Web, we’re running a new video series, Suitcase Startup. We’ll be following Chris Bradley every fortnight as he relocates from his home in north Wales to London to launch a startup. He has no office, no accommodation and no money, but he will meet some...
Suitcase Startup: One man's journey to London to launch a startup, armed with just a suitcase and dream

The World's 25 Best Design Schools

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As we enter the golden age of design in startups, highly talented user-interface and product designers are becoming ever more important. Some companies leading the charge are Apple, Path, Pinterest, Square, and Airbnb. What those companies have in common is that design is at the core of their businesses. But which...
The World's 25 Best Design Schools
Rumor Has It That Microsoft's New 'Windows Blue' Will Replace Windows RT (MSFT)
Apple's Not-So-Secret Weapon: How iCloud Keeps Them One Step Ahead Ahead Of Windows

Tell me again why we think Apple will make a TV set?

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After four years of speculation there's still not a shred of hard evidence A lot of analysts talk about Apple's (AAPL) plans to make a television -- an actual TV set, not just a set-top box -- but last week, Jefferies' Peter Misek did something most have been careful not to...
Tell me again why we think Apple will make a TV set?

Google's hardware arm to cut 1,200 jobs

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Motorola Mobility already lost 4,000 workers in August after an operating loss of $850m over two consecutive quartersGoogle's hardware arm, Motorola Mobility, is to slash 1,200 jobs in the latest round of redundancies at the struggling manufacturing business.The layoffs represent 10% of Motorola's workforce, and come on top of the...
Google's hardware arm to cut 1,200 jobs

What newspapers need to learn from the disruption in the auto industry

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Newspapers might like to think that their challenges and woes are unique to the print media business, but there are some broad similarities between the disruption that journalism and the news industry have been experiencing and the upheaval in other industries — including the automotive manufacturing business. As Micheline Maynard,...
What newspapers need to learn from the disruption in the auto industry

Here's What Intel's New CEO Needs To Do To Stop Intel's Decline (INTC)

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There's no question that Intel is in a quandary. The PC business it depends on is in a free fall and the next generation of devices -- smartphones and tablets, usually use chips from Intel's competitor, ARM Holdings. Intel's new CEO, Brian Krzanich is going to need to shake things...
Here's What Intel's New CEO Needs To Do To Stop Intel's Decline (INTC)
5 reasons BrightSource’s solar IPO is important

Apple LCD suppliers to pay $1.12B in price fixing settlement

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The biggest names in the LCD manufacturing business, including key Apple suppliers LG and Samsung, will pay out over a billion dollars to settle a price fixing class-action lawsuit....
Apple LCD suppliers to pay $1.12B in price fixing settlement
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