Imagination, a leading supplier of graphics chips for smartphones and tablets, will buy MIPS Technologies.
Intel processor shipments surge, while Rambus and MIPS--which don't have their own chip fabrication facilities--restructure.
One of the first Android 4.0 tablets has arrived. It's retailing in China for only $100 and packs a 1GHZ MIPS chip and plenty of connectors.
The company behind MIPS has released the source code for porting the Android operating system to that processor architecture.
Through the use of a new software layer called ART, software on the upcoming "L" version of Android will run faster.
Phones from HTC, as well as the Samsung Galaxy S3, could be among the next to get an Android refresh.
Google finally raises the curtain on the programming platform it hopes will get complex code -- such as the kind that powers gaming engines -- onto the Web. But PNaCl with a glitch -- controversy.
Is Android Wear a revision of Google Glass, or a completely different vision? Either way, it'll have a huge influence on the rest of the wearable product landscape in 2014 and beyond.
In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.