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.
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.
Decades of progress creating conventional computer chips will stall in the coming years, forcing some far-out ideas on semiconductor makers. Carbon nanotubes or quantum computing, anyone?
The European Commission opens a legal case that could change how Google search works -- and impose a massive fine. It also begins an inquiry about Android.
Google owns about 55 percent of the search ad business, but it's still way ahead of its competitors -- despite Baidu's strength in the big China market.
Revenue likely bottomed out in its fiscal fourth quarter but the company could stage a revival based on more robust smartphone sales, according to a JP Morgan analyst.
As small and midsize businesses especially cling to the 13-year-old software, Microsoft and PC makers could suffer as well.
The phone maker says the jump in fourth-quarter revenue underscores the success of its plan to "offer tailored product mixes."
The company's revenue was up 40 percent and its mobile revenue was up a whopping 448 percent. Alibaba's profit, however, dipped 28 percent to $964 million.
The social-networking giant reported continued growth in its daily and monthly active users, fueling advertising revenue.