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  • Apple is getting desperate in the mobile arena

    Apple's mobile OS has been facing stiff competition from Google's Android in the smartphone world for quite some time, but a few recent moves from Cupertino suggest that it's feeling the heat more than ever.

    Written by Katherine Noyes30 Nov. 10 12:09
  • Broadcom buys home networking company

    Broadcom is set to acquire home networking company Gigle Networks, a privately-held company that develops system-on-a-chip (SoC) solutions for home networking over power lines. The acquisition will also help drive Broadcom's adoption of G.hn, a new ITU draft specification for existing-wire home networking.

    Written by Maxwell Cooter25 Nov. 10 02:48
  • Broadcom readies 100G Ethernet chip

    Broadcom is shipping samples of a processor for 100-Gigabit Ethernet, part of an architecture that can scale up to a clustered system with a total capacity of 100T bps (bits per second).

    Written by Stephen Lawson03 Nov. 10 07:56
  • Linux Wi-Fi gets easier with new Broadcom driver

    Wireless chip maker Broadcom on Thursday announced good news for Linux users in the form of a fully open wireless driver that's compatible with the operating system.

    Written by Katherine Noyes11 Sept. 10 06:39
  • NFC sees light at end of the tunnel with transit projects

    Short range communication using NFC (Near Field Communication) circuitry embedded in mobile phones has had a difficult journey to market, but it may soon see light at the end of the tunnel with increasing adoption for city transit projects, according to analysts.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs28 June 10 03:17
  • Broadcom sets its sights on NFC market with acquisition

    Wireless chip maker Broadcom plans to acquire Innovision Research & Technology, which specializes in short-range data communication, for approximately US$47.5 million in cash, Broadcom said on Thursday.

    Written by Mikael Ricknäs21 June 10 04:21
  • Broadcom adds Bluetooth 3.0, Wi-Fi Direct to Android

    Broadcom increased its bet on the Android mobile operating system on Tuesday, announcing additional capabilities for its software stack and a new chip for navigation in Android-based devices.

    Written by Stephen Lawson11 Feb. 10 09:29
  • Broadcom pushes mobile video, bright outlook

    Broadcom on Tuesday highlighted mobile video and home networking in product announcements and a rosy business forecast while the company received good news about two former executives.

    Written by Stephen Lawson16 Dec. 09 06:58
  • Broadcom buying Dune Networks for cloud switching

    Broadcom has agreed to acquire Dune Networks, a privately held maker of high-speed switch fabrics, for about US$178 million, the companies announced Monday.

    Written by Stephen Lawson02 Dec. 09 08:02
  • Failing to buy Emulex, Broadcom sues

    Broadcom filed a patent infringement suit against networking company Emulex on Monday, just months after abandoning a nearly year-long effort to buy the company.

    Written by Dan Nystedt16 Sept. 09 07:47