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TECH 30 Mar 2015 | 9:21 AM Premium

Intel in talks to buy chipmaker Altera

Intel Corp is in talks to buy fellow chipmaker Altera Corp in a deal likely to top US$10bil (RM36.8bil), according to a source familiar with the matter, making it Intel's biggest purchase ever and the latest merger in the quickly consolidating semiconductor sector.

TECH 21 Apr 2015 | 11:51 AM Premium

IBM sales fall for 12th quarter, currency weighs

International Business Machines Corp reported a 12% fall in first-quarter revenue as the technology company continues to shed unprofitable businesses to focus on cloud-computing initiatives.

TECH 24 Apr 2015 | 4:17 PM Premium

Apple thwarts geeks, investors probing smartwatch components

Apple Inc managed to frustrate gadget lovers and investors desperate to find out the components of its new smartwatch on April 24, encasing its chips in tough resin and using rare screws to thwart people trying to prise it apart.

TECH 15 May 2015 | 11:06 AM Premium

Nvidia wants to leap from video games to self-driving cars

It took Silicon Valley chipmaker Nvidia Corp the better part of a decade to gain acceptance as a global automotive supplier, a lesson for other technology firms hoping to make a similar transition from consumer electronics to car components.

TECH 26 May 2015 | 2:30 PM Premium

What's hot? Life sciences challenge tech in global innovation

The life sciences industry is increasingly taking over from the tech sector in driving global innovation, according to a Thomson Reuters analysis of global patents.

TECH 28 May 2015 | 2:44 PM Premium

Avago nears deal for Broadcom

Avago Technologies Ltd is close to an agreement to acquire fellow chipmaker Broadcom Corp, said two people familiar with the matter.

TECH 29 May 2015 | 2:18 PM Premium

Biggest ever chip deal: Avago to buy Broadcom for US$37bil

Avago Technologies Ltd agreed to buy Broadcom Corp for US$37bil (RM135.5bil) in the largest merger of chipmakers ever, turning a lesser known company run by a ferocious dealmaker into one of the biggest industry players.

TECH 29 May 2015 | 3:37 PM Premium

Avago, Broadcom deal could put pressure on Qualcomm: analysis

Avago Technologies Ltd's US$37bil (RM135.56bil) deal to buy chipmaker Broadcom Corp creates new competitive challenges for Qualcomm and may force the world's largest mobile chip maker to radically rethink its own strategy.

TECH 01 Jun 2015 | 12:12 PM Premium

Intel nears deal to buy Altera for US$16bil

Intel Corp has resumed talks to buy programmable-chip maker Altera Corp and is close to a US$16bil (RM58.5bil) deal, people familiar with the matter said, paving way for the third mega semiconductor-chip deal this year.

TECH 01 Jun 2015 | 2:26 PM Premium

Apple buys German augmented-reality software maker Metaio

Apple Inc has acquired Metaio, a German company whose technology melds real-world imagery and computer-generated elements into moving video presentations, according to a corporate filing.