*Qualcomm beats out possible bidder Microchip for CSR. *CSR purchase helps Qualcomm diversify beyond phones. Qualcomm Inc agreed to buy CSR Plc for $2.5 billion, offering what it hopes is a knock-out blow to win the British Bluetooth specialist which is growing in areas like automotive and wearable devices.
Qualcomm has agreed to buy chip maker CSR for $2.5 billion, pushing out its rival Microchip Technology to win the British Bluetooth specialist.
LONDON, Oct 15- Qualcomm Inc has agreed to buy chip maker CSR Plc for $2.5 billion, pushing out its rival Microchip Technology to win the British Bluetooth specialist which is growing in areas like automotive and wearable devices. Qualcomm, the world's number one mobile chipmaker, has agreed to pay 900 pence a share in cash for CSR, representing a 56.5 percent...
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14- Intel's mobile and communications group took in a scant $1 million in revenue in the third quarter, underscoring the challenge the top chipmaker faces expanding into smartphones and tablets. Progress in Intel's smartphone and tablet strategy was less clear. Intel's subsidies are meant to reduce the burden to manufacturers of designing...
BEIJING/ SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 14- Intel's investment of up to $1.5 billion in two fast-growing Chinese mobile chipmakers has effectively aligned the U.S. giant with a third party- a Beijing government intent on producing a viable domestic challenger to the likes of Qualcomm and Samsung. The deal hashed out by Intel Corp Chief Executive Brian Krzanich over 24 hours...
The company's pay practices and attitude toward women will likely be taken up at the board level, according to one director, Maria Klawe.
The U.S. dollar is driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, signaling weak international demand.
NEW YORK, Oct 5- The suddenly unstoppable U.S. dollar is posing a triple threat to American companies' profits: driving up the costs of doing business overseas, suppressing the value of non-U.S. sales and, perhaps most worryingly, signaling weak international demand. "You will get some companies that have failed to meet expectations based on the weakness we're...
BEIJING, Sept 28- Microsoft Corp chief executive Satya Nadella promised to cooperate fully with Chinese authorities in their antitrust investigation into his company during a meeting with a top regulator in Beijing, the Chinese government said.
Intel said it will pay as much as $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in two mobile chipmakers with ties to the Chinese government.
BEIJING/ SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 26- Intel Corp said it will pay as much as $1.5 billion for a 20 percent stake in two mobile chipmakers with ties to the Chinese government, in the hopes of catching up in a smartphone chip industry dominated by rival Qualcomm Inc..
A year after his company went private, Michael Dell talked about the PC business, whether he'll take Dell public again, and cloud startup valuations.
Apple spends $200 to $247 in parts and labor to build an iPhone 6, a teardown analysis of the device shows, Re/code reports.
Google's problems in China just got worse. The New York Times reports.
Some of the names on the move ahead of the open.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Apple's iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm, Skyworks Solutions, Avago Technologies and other companies, according to gadget repair firm iFixit, which pried one of the devices open in Melbourne early on Friday. Like previous iPhones, the iPhone 6 Plus uses a Qualcomm 4 G LTE modem, according to iFixit.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Apple's iPhone 6 Plus uses chips from Qualcomm and SK Hynix, according to gadget repair firm iFixit, which pried one of the devices open in Melbourne early on Friday. They will support more than 200 telecoms carriers worldwide, with sales launching in Australia on Friday morning and then in the United States and other countries.
SAN FRANCISCO, Sept 18- Qualcomm Inc executives showed off robots made with smartphone technology at an annual developer conference on Thursday, but they steered clear of talking about China, a key growth market where the chipmaker is entangled in an antitrust investigation.
STOCKHOLM, Sept 18- Ericsson, the world's biggest mobile network equipment maker, is winding down its modem business, shutting a loss-making unit with the departure of about 1,000 staff.
BEIJING, Sept 16- China's price regulator has summoned executives from Toyota Motor Corp over pricing policies and practices for spare and replacement parts at its luxury Lexus division, people with direct knowledge of the matter said.