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Tuesday 19 March 2013
The leader of the company that designs microchips to power Apple iPhones and Samsung’s Galaxy handset is stepping down after 12 years in the job.
Thursday 10 January 2013
News out of Las Vegas doesn't usually rock the benchmark index in London, but its annual Consumer Electronics Show this week has been perking up Arm Holdings' share price, it would seem. The microchip designer was top of the tree and its share price put on more than 4 per cent today, closing up 36.5p to 863.5p following a stream of updates this week, which included a new licensing agreement with Broadcom.
Wednesday 24 October 2012
Stanford Ovshinsky was a self-taught inventor whose innovations have been incorporated into many hi-tech developments, from flat-screen televisions to laptop computers, He devised the term "ovonics", combining his own name and "electronics," to describe the technology behind the development of what he called "non-depletable, non-polluting energy sources." His aim was to reduce the world's dependence on fossil fuels with solar power and hydrogen. In 1999, Time included Ovshinsky among its "Heroes for the Planet."
Wednesday 27 July 2011
Arm Holdings has sounded a note of caution about electronic goods sales this Christmas, overshadowing a better-than-expected second-quarter where its technology, already dominant in mobile phones and tablets, was licensed for use in more new products.
Thursday 23 June 2011
Imagination Technologies, which designs the chips that power Apple's iPad2 computer, believes that the number of devices containing its kit will surge to one billion a year before 2016.
Thursday 28 April 2011
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Tuesday 11 January 2011
Advanced Micro Devices, the microchip maker, declared last night that it wanted a chief executive able to produce "significant growth, establish market leadership and generate superior financial returns" – and announced the resignation of the current boss, Dirk Meyer.
Friday 15 October 2010
My grandmother had one and so, possibly did yours. The Roberts transistor radio, with its leather case, was the classic radio of the Sixties. Designed by Leslie Bidmead, who went into a business partnership with Harry Roberts in 1932, the RT1 was, according to company lore, probably based on the shape of Bidmead's handbag.
Saturday 28 August 2010
The US semiconductor giant Intel warned yesterday that third-quarter revenues could fall short of its own estimates by more than $1bn (£649m) on weaker-than-expected demand for personal computers.
Thursday 05 August 2010
Intel, the world's largest maker of computer chips, has agreed to stop using anti-competitive practices against its rivals. The move will settle accusations that it abused its market dominance, the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) said.
Wednesday 04 August 2010
Sharp plans to take on Apple's iPhone by the end of the year, with the international launch of a smartphone featuring a 3D panel that can be viewed without special glasses, a spokeswoman said on Wednesday.
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