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Samsung Electronics on track for record third-quarter as chips soar

SEOUL (Reuters) – Samsung Electronics Co Ltd said on Friday its third-quarter operating profit likely nearly tripled from a year earlier to a new record, beating analyst estimates, as strong memory chip prices fattened margins. The Apple Inc smartphone rival … Continue reading

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Google Runs Custom Networking Chips

Google engineers contributed open source code to the LLVM compile project, revealing the company’s use of in-house silicon. InformationWeek: Cloud

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Google is said to endorse ARM server chips, but don’t get excited yet

Google is said to be working with Qualcomm to design servers based on ARM processors, which would be a significant endorsement for ARM as it tries to challenge Intel’s dominance in data centers. Google will give its public backing for … Continue reading

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Look for Amazon’s new homegrown chips in data centers, not Fire devices

Amazon’s jump into the chip business won’t change what’s in Fire devices — for now — but it’ll help the retailer drive more media delivery, file storage and cloud systems in homes and data centers. Annapurna Labs, an Amazon subsidiary, … Continue reading

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