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ARM takes on Intel in supercomputing

”The designer of the chips that run most of the world’s mobile devices has announced its first dedicated processor for use in supercomputers,” Jamie Condliffe reports for MIOT Technology Review. 154 more words

News

Snapdeal is exploring possible merger with Flipkart or Amazon: Report

(Source: e27.co)

India’s second largest e-commerce company

India’s second largest e-commerce company Snapdeal is in preliminary talks for a possible merger with the largest home-grown player… 531 more words

Startups

Sprint CEO Claure Dishes on Pricing, Mergers, and His Rivals

Things are looking up for Sprint CEO Marcelo Claure, who just passed his second anniversary on the job.

In much of his first year, as Sprint was hemorrhaging customers and its stock price kept plumbing new lows, the Bolivian-born executive faced what some analysts said was an impossible job. 746 more words

Tech

Intel (INTC) and ARM Holdings (ARMH)

chipmaking rivalry

The big division in the chip-making industry over the past 15-20 years has been between giant vertically integrated makers like INTC, Texas Instruments … which manufacture chips designed in-house and smaller digitally-oriented design firms who rent structural intellectual property from ARMH, modify it and have chips made in third-party contract fabrication factories like those run by TSMC. 361 more words

Stock Market

India's WhatsApp rival Hike raises $175M led by Tencent at a $1.4B valuation

India has a new tech unicorn. Hike, a four-year-old messaging app, today announced that it has closed $175 million in funding led by new investors Chinese internet giant Tencent and manufacturing firm Foxconn. 1,374 more words

TC

ソフトバンク、パートナー企業と新規事業生み出す「Softbank Innovation Program」第2回を開催へ [ #cloud ]

ソフトバンクがパートナー企業と組んで新しい事業を生み出す「Softbank Innovation Program」。第1回のプログラムは2015年7月にスタート。2016年3月には採択企業8社が決定し、実証実験を進めているところだ。

http://jp.techcrunch.com/2016/08/08/softbank-innovation-program-2nd/

TechCrunch

Grab is Set to Raise $1 Billion

As Uber Technologies Inc. turns away from China, a competitor is raising funds to cement its dominance in Southeast Asia and fend off the tech titan based in San Francisco. 205 more words

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