Samsung, Philips and Infineon Technologies get slammed by the European Commission for allegedly fixing the price of chips used in SIM cards.
They sound alike, but the two mobile payment solutions each offer their own unique advantages.
The company has been working to diversify beyond its personal-computer chips business. Last year's focus was on wearables.
The reorganization comes as the lines dividing consumer electronics devices blur, the chip giant says.
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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?