Intel Leaks Glimpse of New Processor Chip and 4 Big Data Stocks on the Move

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): CPU World spotted the information about Intel’s upcoming flagship processor on Intel’s own website. The specs confirmed what had been rumored already — that the i7-3970X will run at 3.5GHz and have 15MB of L3 cache. This makes it 200MHz faster than the current flagship i7-3960X processor, which can be yours for a meager  $1,030.

QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): Strategy Analytics has stated that Qualcomm kept its dominance in the smartphone applications processor market as it had a 48 percent revenue share in 1H 2012. However, the most intense competition during this period was experienced by the applications processor market.

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ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH): On Wednesday, the company announced emerging chip technologies may assist in powering mobile networks being asked to handle additionaly traffic with more fine-tuned controls. The company announced an interconnect and a memory controller at the Linley Tech Processor Conference in San Jose, California. Both are intended to assist makers of networking, computing, and storage gear in keeping up with rising demands for high performance and low power consumption. Some performance gains delivered by this may be present on systems shipping in early 2014.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC): U.S. telecommunications equipment makers have begun to analyze the Chinese technology market for possible retaliation from Beijing’s due to a rebuff by U.S. lawmakers, the Wall Street Journal reports.

SanDisk Corp. (NASDAQ:SNDK) price target was increased by Nomura from $48.00 to $52.00 in a research note that was released  Thursday morning. As of now, the firm gives the stock a Buy rating on the stock.

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