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Intel loses ground as world's top chip firm

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As Intel mulls a plan to expand its contract-manufacturing operations, the company has lost ground as the world's top semiconductor company to chip suppliers benefitting from the success of mobile devices, according to a study by IC Insights released on Monday....
Intel loses ground as world's top chip firm

MediaTek and Gameloft Team up to Put More Games on Phones

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Semiconductor company MediaTek and Gameloft have joined forces to develop games for phones based on MediaTek's chipsets, they announced on Friday....
MediaTek and Gameloft Team up to Put More Games on Phones

San Francisco Names New CIO, Who'll Be in Charge of New Open Data Policy

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San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee named Marc Touitou to be the new chief information officer of the city late last week. Under Lee, the city at the center of the tech industry has been very amenable to tech companies, attempting to get them to stay in San Francisco, moves...
San Francisco Names New CIO, Who'll Be in Charge of New Open Data Policy

Intel buys satellite navigation chips business from ST-Ericsson

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Intel has confirmed that it has signed a definitive agreement to acquire certain assets of the Global Navigation Satellite System business of ST-Ericsson, extending its investments in positioning technology.The financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.ST-Ericsson, a 50-50 semiconductor joint venture by STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, announced earlier on...
Intel buys satellite navigation chips business from ST-Ericsson
AMD cuts chip orders with global PC market in decline

Eyeing An IPO, HubSpot Adds Akamai’s CFO And Former IBM Exec JD Sherman As COO

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Marketing software company HubSpot has brought on a new leader today—Akamai CFO JD Sherman. Sherman has been chief financial officer at Akamai for over 6 years. Prior to Akamai, Sherman served as the chief financial executive of IBM’s $21 billion Systems and Technology Group. Over the course of 15 years...
Eyeing An IPO, HubSpot Adds Akamai’s CFO And Former IBM Exec JD Sherman As COO

The Happiest Companies In Tech

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CareerBliss has released its list of the ten happiest companies in tech. If you're on the hunt for a new tech job and want to surround yourself with shiny happy people, consider sending your resume to one of these workplaces.10. Advanced Micro Devices AMD is a major semiconductor company based...
The Happiest Companies In Tech
Looks Like PBS Made A 'Silicon Valley' TV Show That Could Really Be Worth Watching
Here comes a hot new chip for Internet of things

With Recent Mobile Updates, Twitter Continues the Push Downmarket

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Much of our attention earlier this week was focused on Twitter’s smartphone app update, a nice polishing of the company’s already decent iOS and Android applications. But there’s another crucial market that Twitter isn’t ignoring: Feature phone customers. Twitter reminded us as much with a series of small yet significant...
With Recent Mobile Updates, Twitter Continues the Push Downmarket
Texas Instruments wants to ditch smartphones, switch focus to embedded processors
Intel's Cable TV Service And Set Top Box Will Soon Roll Out City By City

MediaTek Lays Groundwork for Cheaper Android 4.0 Smartphones

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Semiconductor company MediaTek has launched a package of components that will be used by vendors to build mid-range and entry-level smartphones based on Android......
MediaTek Lays Groundwork for Cheaper Android 4.0 Smartphones
PBS classes up Silicon Valley TV shows with its own program

Job postings suggest Apple to begin chip development in Orlando, Florida, near chip partner Qualcomm

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Several job postings looking for both hardware and software engineers reveal that Apple is looking to begin its own chip development in Orlando, Florida. Last week we learned that Apple is hiring software engineers to work on fingerprint technology at Authentec in Melbourne, Florida, which is about one hour south of...
Job postings suggest Apple to begin chip development in Orlando, Florida, near chip partner Qualcomm

Microsemi Denies Existence of Backdoor in Its Chips, Researchers Disagree

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Semiconductor company Microsemi has issued a statement denying that one of its products, a popular silicon chip called ProASIC3, has a backdoor built into it....
Microsemi Denies Existence of Backdoor in Its Chips, Researchers Disagree

Intel loses ground as world's top semiconductor company, survey says

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As Intel mulls a plan to expand its contract-manufacturing operations, the company has lost ground as the world's top semiconductor company to chip suppliers benefitting from the success of mobile devices, according to a study by IC Insights released on Monday.Based on revenue, Intel remained the top semiconductor company,...
Intel loses ground as world's top semiconductor company, survey says

Microsemi denies existence of backdoor in its chips, researchers disagree

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Semiconductor company Microsemi has issued a statement denying that one of its products, a popular silicon chip called ProASIC3, has a backdoor built into it....
Microsemi denies existence of backdoor in its chips, researchers disagree

Qualcomm buys EPOS assets to enhance Snapdragon processor, enable "next-gen" user experiences

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Qualcomm Technologies, a subsidiary of semiconductor company Qualcomm, today announced that it has acquired ‘certain assets’ of EPOS Development, which specializes in ultrasound technologies for input solutions for a wide variety of digital devices, including pen, stylus and gesture recognition. EPOS, which is based in Hod Hasharon, Israel, has developed...
Qualcomm buys EPOS assets to enhance Snapdragon processor, enable "next-gen" user experiences

ST-Ericsson joint venture begins dissolution process, 1,600 jobs gone in the process

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It's typically a bad sign when a major semiconductor company sees its CEO walk away, and no one in adjoining offices stops to do anything about it. Such is the case with ST-Ericsson, a (now) failed joint venture of STMicroelectronics and Ericsson. The two outfits have seemingly failed to...
ST-Ericsson joint venture begins dissolution process, 1,600 jobs gone in the process

Austin-based Calxeda pulls in $55M to 'slash data center power'

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Calxeda, the Austin, Tx-based company with the first ever chip capable of running an entire server at a mere 5 watts, just announced a $55 million fundraise. “Businesses require a more efficient solution for the Web, Cloud, and Big Data,” Barry Evans, the company’s CEO explained in a statement....
Austin-based Calxeda pulls in $55M to 'slash data center power'
Qualcomm Revamps Its Snapdragon Line, Unveils The High-End Snapdragon 800 And 600 Chipsets

DealBook: Micron Technology in Deal Discussions With Elpida Memory

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The semiconductor company said it was in discussions with the Japanese chip manufacturer Elpida Memory to acquire the struggling Asian rival....
DealBook: Micron Technology in Deal Discussions With Elpida Memory

MediaTek aims to boost low-cost Android smartphone performance

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Semiconductor company MediaTek wants to improve the performance of low-cost Android-based smartphones with its latest system-on-a-chip, the MT6572....
MediaTek aims to boost low-cost Android smartphone performance
MIT spinoff Arctic Sand powers up for power-saving chips

Samsung to drop $310 million into CSR's handset tech

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The semiconductor company says that Samsung has also agreed to invest $34.4 million for a 4.9 percent equity stake in CSR. [Read more]...
Samsung to drop $310 million into CSR's handset tech

Samsung acquires Swedish fabless Wi-Fi chipset maker Nanoradio

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Samsung Electronics this morning announced its acquisition of Nanoradio, a Kista, Sweden-based developer of low-power Wireless LAN chipsets for wireless access in mobile phones, tablets, portable media players, gaming devices and more. Financial terms of the acquisition were not disclosed, but the reasoning behind it is obvious given Samsung’s mobile...
Samsung acquires Swedish fabless Wi-Fi chipset maker Nanoradio

Samsung Takes a Stake in Component Customer (And Competitor) Pantech

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A second-tier player in the handset industry, South Korea’s Pantech has been having a tough time of it competing with the likes of Samsung and LG. The company, which was delisted back in 2007 because of persistent capital erosion, posted a massive annual net loss of 188 billion won last...
Samsung Takes a Stake in Component Customer (And Competitor) Pantech

Innovation Agents: Marvell Technology Group's Weili Dai, Semiconductor Pioneer

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The first thing Marvell Technology Group's cofounder Weili Dai says about herself --rather proudly-- is that she’s a geek. If there’s such a thing as geekdom, Dai would be queen. As the only female cofounder of a global semiconductor company, Dai built an empire out of those little silicon chips....
Innovation Agents: Marvell Technology Group's Weili Dai, Semiconductor Pioneer

Silicon Labs inks deal with Intellectual Ventures

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Nathan Myhrvold’s Intellectual Ventures continues to ink deals with large technology companies, adding to its list of more than 30 customers. The latest is Austin, Texas-based Silicon Laboratories — a 16-year-old publicly-traded semiconductor company that makes microcontrollers and integrated circuits used in  set-top boxes, televisions and cell phones. As part of the deal, Silicon...
Silicon Labs inks deal with Intellectual Ventures
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