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Broadcom tries tickling developer interest with $20 multi-sensor kit

In an effort to prod gadget makers to build new Net-connected devices, the chipmaker announces a compact kit that can be turned directly into products.

By August 27, 2014

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Broadcom aims to double Wi-Fi speeds with new 802.11ac chip

The mobile chipmaker expects to be moving to double-antenna 2x2 MIMO technology for mobile phones. Also: a new GPS chip for wearable devices.

By February 24, 2014

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Lowly DSL poised for gigabit speed boost

Internet service providers are getting a new option called G.fast that can extend the lifespan of existing copper phone lines yet again.

By October 21, 2014

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Broadcom unveils new 802.11ac chips designed for significantly better Wi-Fi experiece

At CES 2014, Broadcom announces two new 5G WiFi system-on-a-chips (SoCs) designed to deliver range and speed while using less power from the host device's CPU.

By January 6, 2014

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Broadcom CTO's crystal ball shows wearable widgets, gigabit broadband (Q&A)

In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.

By December 4, 2013

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Broadcom announces new wireless chips for cars

Broadcom's new line of integrated 5G Wi-Fi/Bluetooth chips will make it easier for automakers to add connected features to future cars.

By September 26, 2013

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Broadcom gears up for the wearable revolution

Selling millions of wireless chips to giants like Apple and Samsung is much different than selling to thousands of tiny startups crowdsourcing their hardware on Kickstarter, says Broadcom CEO Scott McGregor.

By August 28, 2013

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Apple Watch, iPhone 6 unveiling: Who are the winners and losers?

The new wearable and pair of smartphones have given a jolt to the tech industry. CNET looks at the reverberations for Apple's rivals and partners.

By September 16, 2014

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Broadcom brings Gigabit and Wi-Fi to power line networking

Broadcom's new HomePlug AV2-based power line chips offer up to 1.5Gbps and integrate Wi-Fi in an all-in-one system-on-a-chip approach.

By June 3, 2013

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Boosting browsers, Adobe extends its DRM to Web video

The move could mean people watch copy-protected premium video in a single browser rather than with dozens of video apps. For now though, Adobe's HTML video approach only works with Firefox.

By September 8, 2014