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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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Samsung, in a race to build your next smartphone chip, may just win

The Korean electronics maker, best known for TVs and mobile devices, also makes the processors powering those devices. Here's why it's now angling to be first with new chip technology.

By April 17, 2015

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Two-year-old cryogenically frozen by parents

Technically Incorrect: The parents of a Thai girl who died of brain cancer have had her frozen in the hope that science will one day be able to revive her. She is believed to be the youngest person ever to undergo the procedure.

By April 16, 2015

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IBM to invest $3B in building Internet of Things business

IBM formalizes its focus on the Internet of Things as it faces competition from traditional tech rivals as well as companies such as General Electric.

By March 30, 2015

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Snapchat nabs investment from Alibaba for $15B valuation

Chinese e-commerce giant invests $200 million in the 3-year-old ephemeral message service, sources confirm.

By March 11, 2015

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MediaTek seeds new investment arm with $300M war chest

The chipmaker plans to use MediaTek Ventures to build up an ecosystem of startups around its products and services.

By March 1, 2015

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Apple will invest $850M in California solar farm

Apple CEO Tim Cook says the First Solar project will produce enough power for its headquarters, all of its retail stores in California and many other facilities.

By February 10, 2015

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Samsung, Sequoia invest in Israeli video-chat startup

Mobile video service Rounds raises $12 million, giving it a bit more ammunition to compete in the messaging app world.

By January 14, 2015

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Facebook said to have discussed investment with Xiaomi

Investment in the Chinese tech giant failed to materialize after Xiaomi backed out due to concerns over a potential political fallout, Reuters reported.

By January 12, 2015

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LA schools want refund from Apple over slipshod iPad project

Following an iPad rollout that went wrong, the school district is considered legal action against Apple and another company involved in the project, says the LA Times.

By April 16, 2015