Intel Makes $16.7 Billion Bet On Mobile With Acquisition Of San Jose's AlteraSan Jose-based Altera specializes in programmable chips for all sorts of things like cars, industrial uses and communications applications, and its been making solid inroads into data centers, an area of strength for Intel as the world's biggest chipmaker looks to expand beyond the weakening PC business and also make inroads into mobile, where it lost $4-billion last year, and is forecasting another $3-billion dollar loss this year.
Remote-Controlled Contraceptive Chip Can Deliver Birth Control For Up To 16 YearsA Massachusetts company is rethinking the future of contraception with a tiny chip that can be implanted under a woman's skin.
IBM Pursues Chips That Behave Like BrainsIBM announced Thursday that it has built two prototype chips that it said processes data more like how humans digest information than the chips that now power PCs and supercomputers.
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Apple Surpasses Hewlett-Packard As Largest Buyer Of ChipsDriven by the success of the iPhone and iPad, Cupertino-based Apple has become the world's largest buyer of chips for computers and phones.
AMD Profit Spikes In 1st Quarter Despite Price DropAdvanced Micro Devices Inc. said its net income nearly doubled in the first quarter as the computer industry benefits from strong corporate demand.
Inter 4th Quarter Profit Soars 48 PercentIntel says fourth-quarter net income rose 48 percent and revenue rose 8 percent, as sales of server chips have helped offset weakness in sales in chips for consumer PCs.
Santa Clara Chip Designer Inphi Rises In IPOChip designer Inphi Corp. began trading 6.8 million shares Thursday in an initial public offering priced at $12 apiece, the top of its expected range.
'CHiPs' Actor Larry Wilcox Charged With Securities FraudFederal regulators have accused actor Larry Wilcox of securities fraud.