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Chipset News: Qualcomm, Inc. (QCOM)’s Ecosystem, Intel Corporation (INTC)’s Server Farm & Broadcom Corporation (BRCM)

Editor’s Note: Related tickers: QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM), Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM)

QUALCOMM, Inc.QUALCOMM TO DEVELOP SMALL CELLS (UTSandiego)
French network equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent plans to work with San Diego wireless technology giant QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) to develop small cell base stations, tiny versions of today’s cell towers that are designed to provide wireless coverage in an office building or business park. The companies did not specify how much each would invest in the development effort. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) said in an email response to questions Tuesday that it intends to “take a small equity stake in Alcatel-Lucent in order to hasten the introduction of next generation small cells. We believe this is good for the cellular ecosystem.”

Wi-Fi adapter shootout: Qualcomm versus Intel in an 802.11 battle (PCWorld)
Gamers are always hunting for a competitive edge, and the folks at Bigfoot Networks—now a part of QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) Atheros—have long promised to deliver network interface cards that perform better with online games and other latency-sensitive applications. To demonstrate its prowess in this area, the company sent me two identical Alienware notebooks, one equipped with QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM)’s Killer Wireless-N 1202 and the other with Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Centrino Advanced-N 6230. …To evaluate each card’s ability to combat network latency, QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) provided me with its Gaming Network Efficiency (GaNE) benchmark to measure ping (the time required for a packet to make a round trip on the network) and jitter (undesirable deviations in signal timing). QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) offered to allow us to examine the program’s source code to ensure that there were no shenanigans.

Intel is Working on a DVR That Records Everything, All the Time (Sys-Con)
To understand how much television could soon change, it helps to visit an Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) division here that runs like a startup. Erik Huggers, a Dutch-born former British Broadcasting Corp. …Working in bright, newsroom-style offices that differ from standard Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) cubicles, they’re creating an Internet-based service that doesn’t only serve up on-demand programs but overhauls live TV as well. Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s plans include a server farm to record every piece of programming aired—local, national and international—and store it for at least three days in the “cloud.” With an Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)-designed set-top box, people won’t have to own DVRs or even plan to record programs.

Intel’s Raspberry Pi Competitor, Atom-Based Minnow Board Now Shipping (HotHardware)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC)’s Open Source Technology Center, in conjunction with CircuitCo, is developing a low-cost, embedded-type motherboard based on the Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Atom processor called the MinnowBoard. The whole affair is very charming (complete with a cartoon minnow logo), and it’s being marketed as a sort of fun, hobbyist-friendly board. (Sound like the Raspberry Pi?) Although it uses Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) architecture, the hardware is open, and it runs the open source Angstrom Linux distro. Specs include an Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Atom E640 (dual-core, 1GHz) with an Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator GMA 600, 1GB DDR2 RAM, and UEFI firmware with 4MB SPI flash.

Traders Recap – Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM), Corning Incorporated (NYSE:GLW), Freeport-McMoRan Copper & Gold Inc (NYSE:FCX), Charles Schwab Corp(NYSE:SCHW) (TechSonian)
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