Qualcomm Unveils WiFi Chip for Home Appliances (LightReading)
QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) today announced that its subsidiary, Qualcomm Atheros, Inc., launched a new chip family as part of its portfolio of low-power Wi-Fi solutions designed to connect a multitude of devices that comprise the Internet of Everything. The QCA4002 and QCA4004 networking platforms include the IP stack and full networking services on the chip to enable customers to add Wi-Fi to virtually any product with minimal development effort or cost.
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) Given Buy Rating by Analysts (FiscalInsider)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has been reiterated by TheStreet Ratings as a buy with a ratings score of B. The company’s strengths can be seen in multiple areas, such as its largely solid financial position with reasonable debt levels by most measures, reasonable valuation levels, expanding profit margins and notable return on equity. Analysts feel these strengths outweigh the fact that the company has had somewhat weak growth in earnings per share.
Broadcom Corp. PT Lowered to $35.00 (BRCM) (Zolmax)
Equities research analysts at Canaccord Genuity decreased their target price on shares of Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) from $40.00 to $35.00 in a research note issued to investors on Thursday, American Banking and Market News reports. The firm currently has a “buy” rating on the stock. Canaccord Genuity’s price objective would suggest a potential upside of 30.50% from the stock’s previous close. Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ:BRCM) traded up 3.47% during mid-day trading on Thursday, hitting $26.82. 22,799,740 shares of the company’s stock traded hands.
Qualcomm’s 2net Mobile to Provide HIPAA Certified Secure Medical Connectivity (HealthTechZone)
Telemedicine will usher in a host of services designed to give patients with chronic disorders real-time diagnoses of their conditions. This solution will give doctors actionable data to determine the course of a particular therapy and admit patients to hospitals only when it is needed, saving the patient and the hospital money and resources. QUALCOMM, Inc. (NASDAQ:QCOM) has launched its 2net Platform, a solution designed to provide clinical data by aggregating the information on multiple medical device sensors into a single unified stream.
Intel looks beyond servers with Avoton launch (V3)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) has demonstrated that it is looking to move beyond servers and try to capture more of the data centre infrastructure market, showing off its Rack Scale Architecture alongside network and connectivity innovations as it launched its Atom C2000 family of server chips. While the chipmaker unveiled its new system-on-a-chip server line, the announcement was just a small part of a wider statement of intent by Intel that its x86 architecture can and should be used everywhere in the data centre, commoditising equipment like storage arrays and network switches by building them around low-cost Intel chips such as the Atom.
What to expect from Intel Developer Forum 2013 (ComputerWeekly)
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC) kicks of its eponymously named developer forum (IDF to the cognoscenti if you don’t mind) next week in San Francisco’s Moscone center/centre for what is its 13th (lucky for some) year. This year we can expect to hear the firm talk more about enterprise cloud adoption in an open data centre world — not the first source of cloud spokespersons for some, it will be interesting to hear Intel’s position.