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Bloomberg:
Microsoft partners with Qualcomm and Cavium to develop Windows for servers using ARM processors, has been testing it in Azure for search, storage, more   —  The software maker seeks to cut costs in its Azure cloud business by developing new hardware  —  Microsoft Corp. is committing …
Mar 8, 2017, 10:35 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple began developing a new low-power ARM-based chip last year for Macs, which will work alongside Intel's chipset and handle “Power Nap” duties, more   —  A part built with ARM Holdings is used in keyboard's Touch Bar  —  New design could help improve battery life in MacBook laptops
Feb 1, 2017, 4:18 PMIn context
Ian King / Bloomberg:
FTC accuses Qualcomm of forcing Apple to use its chips exclusively in return for lower licensing fees, and thus unfairly cutting out competitors   —  Qualcomm Inc., the biggest maker of mobile phone chips, forced Apple Inc. to exclusively use its baseband processors in return to lowering …
Jan 17, 2017, 5:20 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
Qualcomm's stock closes down 4% amid US antitrust suit against the company over unfair practices, following multi-year investigation into its licensing methods   —  FTC has been investigating chipmaker's practices since 2014  —  Suit would follow South Korea fine, as EU investigates
Jan 17, 2017, 3:40 PMIn context
Bloomberg:
BMW, Intel, and Mobileye partner to test 40 autonomous vehicles in urban areas starting in second half of 2017, with aim of fully autonomous cars by 2021   —  40 test sedans to operate in cities in U.S. and Europe  —  BMW, Mobileye urge industry alignment on common architecture
Jan 4, 2017, 11:35 AMIn context
Ian King / Bloomberg:
Meizu licences Qualcomm's patents, settles lawsuits in China, Germany, France, and US   —  Qualcomm Inc. said China's Meizu Technology Co. has agreed to pay licensing fees to settle legal battles in China and three other countries, demonstrating the U.S. company can defend its intellectual property …
Dec 30, 2016, 11:30 AMIn context
Ian King / Bloomberg:
How Nvidia used the growing need for powerful GPUs in AI, self-driving cars, and data centers to rapidly expand, after missing out on smartphone chips   —  CEO Huang's evangelism is paying off, boosting earnings  —  Data-center operators, automakers turning to PC-gaming part
Dec 21, 2016, 2:25 PMIn context
Ian King / Bloomberg:
Qualcomm announces it will acquire automotive chipmaker NXP semiconductors for $47B in cash   —  NXP would allow Qualcomm to diversify away from smartphones  —  Target is largest maker of semiconductors used in cars  —  Qualcomm Inc., the largest maker of mobile-phone chips …
Oct 27, 2016, 7:00 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Sources: Apple working on Siri-based smart home device to control appliances, lights, curtains, locks, and more   —  Bloomberg Anywhere Remote LoginBloomberg Anywhere Login  —  Product would control appliances, lights, door locks and more  —  Apple is also trying to improve Siri on iPhones and iPads
Sep 23, 2016, 8:25 AMIn context
Bloomberg:
Hospitals experimenting with VR as a pain management tool as studies find sensory overload distracts the brain   —  With the price of hardware falling, VR equipment has become a more affordable option for doctors  —  When Deona Duke woke up from a medically-induced coma to begin recovering …
Aug 31, 2016, 2:20 AMIn context

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