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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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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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Inside the multibillion-dollar quest to make faster, cheaper gadgets

Intel, GlobalFoundries and other chipmakers have built massive facilities to manufacture more powerful computer chips. It's all part of a race to prove they can keep pace with Moore's Law.

By April 16, 2015

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​Rambus on-chip camera will lead to finer gesture recognition

A higher-precision image sensor approach lets your phone detect fine movements like finger-pinch gestures made away from the screen.

By March 5, 2015