The chipmaker has agreed to acquire certain assets of ST-Ericsson's Global Navigation Satellite Systems business, and 130 employees from ST-Ericsson will join Intel as part of the deal.
The software giant says the sale -- for slightly less than $200 million, according to a person familiar with the deal -- will allow it to focus its TV efforts on Xbox, which will be updated this year.
The companies could announce a deal in which Microsoft would sell off its mobile-television service, though no prices were divulged.
The Korean mobile-phone maker has hit Ericsson with eight of its own patent suits, according to Foss Patents.
The telecommunications company has filed a lawsuit after two years of negotiations between the two companies failed to end in an agreement.
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The search giant is said to be crafting a rival to the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, as well as the Android-powered Ouya.
The company is opening one "foundry" in Atlanta near Georgia Tech and adding a second location to its Plano, Texas, facilities.
Sony has been dropping whopping hints, tweeting an infographic claiming one in three smart phone users wants a matching watch.
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