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4|24|2014 MADISON, Wis. — Spansion Inc. is rolling out three new Serial NOR and three new NAND memory density devices specifically targeting the automotive market on ...

4|23|2014 Smartphone chip giant ARM Holdings, PLC reported slightly disappointing financial results for the first quarter of 2014 due to what it called an "inventory ...

4|23|2014 IBM, originally one of the most proprietary of companies, is taking a page from the Open Compute Project's book and making its latest Power8 chip designs, and ...

4|23|2014 LG and Sony both had a few things to say about their wearables Tuesday. LG published a new website providing a peek at its coming device, which will run Google's ...

4|23|2014 Cadence Design Systems Inc. moved into the top four of semiconductor IP core suppliers in 2013 spurred by its renewed IP strategy and acquisitions of Tensilica ...

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