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Qualcomm Q2 Profit Rises 29%

Wireless chip maker Qualcomm Inc. posted a 29% increase in fiscal second-quarter earnings. Qualcomm's Chief Financial Officer William Keitel said demand for high-speed wireless devices was stronger than expected in every region around the globe, helping... More...

New York starts Intel chip probe

Intel, the world's biggest computer chipmaker, is being investigated by New York Attorney General Andrew Cuomo. Mr Cuomo is looking into claims that Intel forced customers not to deal with rival Applied Micro Devices (AMD).... More...

Intel's Montvale Itanium chip arrives

Intel announced on Wednesday its line of Itanium products for high-end computing servers. Code-named Montvale, the chip is an update to Montecito, the dual-core Itanium 2 chip that was launched in July last year, Eddie... More...

Qualcomm Rolls Out EV-DO/HSPA Chip

Beleagered chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. launched its new "Gobi" chip today that will make it easier to build laptops compatible with the two dominant cellular broadband technologies in the United States, HSPA and EV-DO. Currently, business-oriented... More...

EU Alleges Rambus is Overcharging for Chip Patents

European Union regulators have charged memory chip maker Rambus Inc. with antitrust abuse, alleging that the company demanded "unreasonable" royalties for its patents that were fraudulently set as industry standards. Rambus allegedly deceived a standards-setting... More...

Samsung Expects Rising Q3 Chip Profits

South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co., the world's largest maker of computer memory chips, expects third-quarter operating profit in its memory chip business to double or triple from the previous quarter, according to Chu Woo-sik, chief... More...

Fujitsu Announces New WiMax Chip

At Interop in Las Vegas, Fujitsu Microelectronics America has announced its first mobile silicon on chip WiMax product. The MB86K21 802.16e, samples of which will start shipping in August, is designed to show significant performance... More...

Chip enables one-second GPS tracking

The U-blox 5 chip, which is designed for wireless devices, combines the coverage of two satellite-based navigation services (America's GPS and Europe's Galileo) to offer a location tracking time of less than one second. The... More...

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