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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


Can RPM Technik improve the Porsche 911 with the CSR?

Not only are the folks at RPM Technik passionate about restoring and selling Stuttgart's finest, they're also building their own take on the 911 -- the CSR.

By September 22, 2014


New technology could help contain spread of Ebola

A high-tech diagnostic method could speed identification of the virus, a key factor in combating epidemics.

By September 25, 2015


Sphero BB-8 teardown reveals its robot tech inside the rolling 'Star Wars' droid

The Sphero BB-8 toy may not be powered by the Force, but Bill Detwiler cracks this rolling robot open to show you the tech inside.

By September 5, 2015


Intel's $15B deal for chipmaker Altera heats back up

Yet another multibillion-dollar deal in the chips world could be coming as soon as next week, according to a report.

By May 29, 2015


Chipmakers Avago, Broadcom join forces in $37B merger

The combination continues the consolidation in the chips business, as firms bulk up to better supply components to more connected gadgets.

By May 28, 2015


Zynga CEO Mattrick leaves abruptly, replaced by founder Pincus

Don Mattrick, Zynga's current CEO, will depart the company immediately after less than two years on the job. He had previously run Microsoft's Xbox business.

By April 8, 2015


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


Samsung to drop $310 million into CSR's handset tech

The semiconductor company says that Samsung has also agreed to invest $34.4 million for a 4.9 percent equity stake in CSR.

By July 17, 2012


For Qualcomm, health care, autos represent the next frontier

In an interview with CNET, the mobile-chip maker's president, Derek Aberle, discusses his company's strategy to grow in 2015, as well as its China troubles.

By January 13, 2015