EMC to Acquire VMware Technologies and 4 Chip and Big Data Stocks on the Move

Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) was assigned a patent (8,321,570) that was developed by Jeyhan Karaoguz, Irvine, California, and James D. Bennett, Laguna Beach, CA., for a “personal access and control of media peripherals on a media exchange network.”

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): The market for mobile communications equipment is expecting to see 13 percent growth during the year, pushed forward by increasing mobile handset and tablet shipments, mainly those supporting the 4G long term evolution, or LTE, wireless standard, according to IHS iSuppli’s prediction. Total factory revenue from original equipment manufacturers making mobile communications equipment is expected to total about $376 billion by the end of the year, which is a rise from $334 billion in 2011, the firm said. Next year, overall revenue for mobile communications equipment is predicted to see an increase to $444 billion, according to the firm.

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ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) keeps its Overweight rating at Barclays Capital, according to a report issued on Wednesday. As of now, they have a $13.13 (820 GBX) price target on the stock.

Rackspace Hosting, Inc. (NYSE:RAX) announced that Lanham Napier, Rackspace CEO, is scheduled to present at the Credit Suisse Technology Conference on Wednesday, November 28th at 11:30 a.m. MT in Scottsdale, Arizona. If interested, an audio webcast is to be available at http://cc.talkpoint.com/cred001/112712a_ah/?entity=50_2NB3QV5.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC):GigaOM reports that VMware (NYSE:VMW) intends to turn SpringSource, Cloud Foundry, GemStone, and additional non-core technologies over to a new EMC-owned subsidiary, and these sources expect for the move to be announced next week.

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