The wearable bandwagon is getting big enough to draw the attention of chip makers.
Apple’s in the top 10 for the first time ever, Facebook hits the list, and Dell sells more than Google as Fortune Magazine released its Fortune 500 companies today, ranking the top 500 companies by global income.
The technical wizard at Broadcom shares his views on broadband technology with us in an exclusive interview.
Broadcom’s new home gateway chips will transfer 4K video efficiently across the network and the home.
Most of those five billion chips won’t be in phones, as tablets, sensors, cameras, light bulbs, refrigerators, and more increasingly get connected to the internet.
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NFC is expected to become ubiquitous in mobile devices, providing short-range data transfer.
With the approval of a new pair of protocol standards, expect to see a lot more Bluetooth fitness devices in the near future.
Based on conventional wisdom, Quantenna shouldn’t exist as a startup maker of Wi-fi chips. It has huge competitors among chipmakers Broadcom, Marvell, and Qualcomm-Atheros. But Quantenna is announcing a gargantuan $79 million funding round today because it has figured out how to do Wi-Fi chips that are faster and have greater range than its rivals.
Editor's Pick Apple and Blackberry aren’t the only fruit-flavored brands that can cause a stir with new hardware releases. The UK-developed Raspberry Pi is a credit-card-sized, bare-bones computer selling in two variations for $25 and $35 respectively — slightly less than an iPad 2 plastic cover.
Tilera is announcing today it has launched new cloud computing processors with either 16 or 36 computing brains, or cores.
Broadcom is announcing today its first WiFi chips that will allow wireless to surf the web at a speed of 1.3 gigabits per second. That is several times faster than existing network speeds, and these so-called 5G WiFi chips will be used in products coming out as early as the second quarter.
Broadcom‘s line-up of products for the Consumer Electronics Show next week drives forward a vision for connected TVs and viewing content on multiple devices. The chip maker unveiled new products today that will be showcased at CES.
The global semiconductor industry will grow 1 or 2 percent this year and finally hit $300 billion revenue in 2011, marking the first time it has done so. At the At the Global Semiconductor Association’s annual awards dinner today in Santa Clara, Calif., analysts predicted the industry might grow 1 percent to 5 percent in 2012.
In the coming months, consumers will be able to watch recorded digital movies on a wide variety of platforms, from TVs in the bedroom to tablet computers, according to a technology briefing by chip maker Broadcom today.
Broadcom, one of the biggest wireless chip makers, is expecting a new form of Wi-Fi to arrive next year to make wireless networking faster, more battery efficient, and longer range.
Broadcom is now one of the top five suppliers of chips for smartphones, according to a third quarter report by market research firm Strategy Analytics.
Broadcom said today it has agreed to buy NetLogic Microsystems for $3.7 billion as part of a move to consolidate its presence in the communications chip market.