Analyst says Apple might be considering such a deal. A source tells CNET the companies have been talking on and off for the past two years about a foundry relationship.
The maker of graphics chips posts stronger revenue in both its graphics processors and its line of mobile chips used in cars and tablets.
Amazon's spending spree appears to be annoying investors, after it posted a wider-than-expected quarterly loss.
Apple sold 35.2 million iPhones in the period -- good, but slightly below expectations. Sales of the iPad, however, continue to slump.
And a quarter of those polled by RBC would be willing to pay a $100 premium for an iPhone with a 5.5-inch display.
The online retailer treads into new territory that will test its strategy of selling products at cost.
Some see potential benefit for Apple's iTunes Radio offering, while others said it was a defensive move at a time when Apple should be looking for offensive assets.
The professional network, now with 300 million members, gives Wall Street almost everything it wants this quarter. Next quarter is a different story.
Microsoft's new CEO borrows a line from the famous 19th century German philosopher, saying the company will maintain "courage in the face of reality." And sell a lot of software while it's at it.
Google paid more than $12 billion for Motorola Mobility and sold the handset business for less than $3 billion. It sounds like a crushing loss -- unless you're Google.