Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies get slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.
The reorganization comes as the lines dividing consumer electronics devices blur, the chip giant says.
Now available in the iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus and Apple Watch, NFC is poised to play an important role in the way we use our phones, especially when it comes to mobile payments. Here's how it works.
The company is trying to bring the cost of smartphones down to as little as $50.
The semiconductor giant has been pushing its processors for use in smartwatches and other devices, but it used chips using rival architecture for some of its prototypes.
Intel's just-announced new devices division will be guided by Mike Bell, a former executive at Apple and Palm.
World's largest chipmaker is buying Infineon's wireless unit as it seeks to boost its presence in smartphones.
The graphics- and mobile-chip maker's tablet business doubled in the third quarter, but the company is struggling to expand into smartphones. Nvidia says a new chip next year will help it gain traction in phones, but will it be enough?
Chip giant says Infineon's former wireless solutions business--now a standalone unit called Intel Mobile Communications--will bolster its Wi-Fi and 4G WiMax products.
Talk in the court battle today turned to a low-level cellular-communications chip in Apple's iPhone. That chip was manufactured by an Intel unit, but Samsung claims Apple infringed its patents by using it.