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Chipmakers NXP and Freescale to combine in $11.8 billion deal

The two companies may potentially develop new Internet of Things chips together.

By March 2, 2015

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Internet of Things frenzy drives chipmaker land grab

Chipmakers are eager to stake a claim in the new market that promises to make dumb things smart by connecting to the Internet.

By January 19, 2015

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Intel processor could be in next-gen Google Glass as chipmaker eyes wearables

Intel doesn't want to repeat the billion-dollar mistakes it made in the mobile market.

By December 1, 2014

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Qualcomm to buy British chipmaker CSR for $2.5B

Qualcomm expects to close the deal by the summer of 2015, giving it a boost in automotive and connected devices.

By October 15, 2014

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Apple, chipmaker work to add NFC pay tech to iPhone 6 -- report

Dutch chipmaker NXP will provide the chips required to support the short-range wireless tech known near-field communications, according to the Financial Times.

By August 29, 2014

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Samsung to return to Apple's chipmaking fold in 2015, report says

TSMC may still have to compete with Samsung for processor orders from Apple, according to a report.

By July 17, 2014

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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Apple is turning more to giant US chipmaker -- no, it's not Intel

Micron Technology is a very big chipmaker that's closer to Apple than it ever has been.

By April 6, 2014

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Apple in talks to buy Japanese chipmaker, report says

Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.

By April 1, 2014

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Moore's Law is the reason your iPhone is so thin and cheap

Intel co-founder Gordon Moore's observation 50 years ago set the groundwork for self-driving cars on the road and computers in our pockets today.

By April 16, 2015