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Freescale's S32V silicon steps towards self-driving cars

Chipmaker Freescale announced today the S32V microcontroller, capable of processing sensor data and controlling driver-assist functions in cars.

By March 1, 2015

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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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Freescale's Internet-of-things controller chip cut down to size

Need an electronic brain for your keychain computer? Freescale's KL03, half the size of a golf ball dimple and costing 75 cents, might be just the thing.

By February 25, 2014

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Freescale eyes wireless charging for public places

A reference design by Freescale Semiconductor aims to put Qi wireless charging into car consoles and restaurant tables.

By August 27, 2014

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Freescale vision chip makes self-driving cars a bit more ordinary

The company's partnership with software companies will yield an electronics package that can see pedestrians, tell if a driver is dozing off, and initiate emergency-stop decisions.

By May 19, 2014

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Woz changes mind, decides robots will be wonderful

Technically Incorrect: Having once been a skeptic, the Apple co-founder now says artificial intelligence will be a good thing, because robots will realize they need us.

By June 24, 2015

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Freescale launches $149 Android wearables platform

At CES, the company announces Warp, an open-source electronics board it hopes developers will embrace for a wide range of wearable computing projects.

By January 7, 2014

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Intel to buy Altera for $16.7B as chipmakers consolidate

The world's largest chipmaker, looking ahead to changes in computing, makes its biggest acquisition ever.

By June 1, 2015

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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

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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