Chipmaker Avago Technologies is buying Broadcom Corp. for $37 billion. When the acquisition is complete, the merged company will be an industry behemoth with annual revenues of about $15 billion.
Intel co-founder Gordon Moore predicts that the law named after him will remain valid for five to 10 years. He said that the fact it has lasted for 50 years is truly amazing but no exponential can go on forever.
Chipmaker MediaTek is making a 10-core processor that it says is the world's first mobile processor with three processor clusters. The Helio X20 is set to make its way into devices by year's end.
The people behind an Oakland technology firm called Next Thing Co. are touting their product in development -- C.H.I.P. -- as "the world's first $9 computer." The project has topped its Kickstarter goal.
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