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More than a chipmaker? Intel's blown opportunities

The semiconductor giant has expanded beyond its core business many times only to pull back before those areas got popular. CNET looks at a few.

By December 5, 2013

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Intel CEO taking big steps to overhaul chipmaker

Brian Krzanich says the company will do things it's never done before -- like getting chips from outside the company and putting more emphasis on 3G and LTE processors.

By November 21, 2013

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Chipmakers helping to give computers a visual cortex

Qualcomm, Broadcom, Samsung, and others are working at the Khronos Group to standardize some nuts and bolts of machine vision. That should let programmers tap into the technology more easily.

By November 19, 2013

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Apple buys another chipmaker

The iPhone maker has picked up Passif Semiconductor, a small California company that makes low-power communications chips.

By August 1, 2013

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Apple talking to Globalfoundries about U.S.-based chipmaking, says report

If Apple owned capacity at a fab, it would give the company the kind of control over both design and chip manufacturing that Intel has.

By July 12, 2013

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Chipmaking venture ST-Ericcson to close, cut 1,600 jobs

Formed in 2009, the joint partnership of STMicro and Ericsson was never profitable as top customer Nokia lost market share to Apple and Samsung.

By March 18, 2013

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Google buildings exposed to toxic vapors left by chipmakers

Vapors from a toxic substance known as TCE have been detected at the company's QD6 and QD7 offices on North Whishman Road in Mountain View, Calif.

By February 22, 2013

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Qualcomm's Q4 shows gap between mobile, PC chipmakers

The maker of wireless chips posts quarterly results much better than it anticipated, and the numbers stand in stark contrast to those of other companies, such as Intel.

By November 7, 2012

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Before Apple's iPad, there was the Intel IPAD. Seriously.

CNET takes you back to 2001, when Intel almost jumped into the tablet business.

By December 5, 2013

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How Intel TV failed -- pay attention, Google and Apple

analysis Intel aspired to revolutionize cable and satellite with Web TV. Just because it failed doesn't mean Apple, Google, and the rest will too -- but they're no closer to a happy ending.

By December 5, 2013