Broadcom Scores Patent and 4 Chip and Big Data Stocks on the Move

Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): It may be true that investors may were wishing that Intel’s downward trend come to an end, but a recent report claims that it could be exacerbated. IHS iSuppli research discovered that Ultrabooks, which are lightweight and easily portable and were designed as competition to Apple’s  MacBook Air, have not been a retail success. By the year’s end, only about 10 million Ultrabooks are expected to have shipped globally. Over 350 million Windows PCs are shipped every year, and now only 10 million will be wafer-thin models with Intel technology.

Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM) was assigned a patent (8,280,303) that was developed by Ahmadreza (Reza) Rofougaran, Newport Coast, California, and Timothy W. Markison, Lahaina, Hawaii, for a “distributed digital signal processor.”

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QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM) joined AMD, ARM, Samsung, and others in the Heterogeneous System Architecture (NYSE:HSA) Foundation, which is a consortium of semiconductor firms that has made a pledge to the development of a single architecture specification for the chips powering PCs, mobile devices, and other computing platforms. The HSA Foundation, formed in June by AMD, ARM, Imagination Technologies, MediaTek, and Texas Instruments (NYSE:TI), has recently added Samsung and now Qualcomm.

ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH) CEO and top IT leader in Computer Weekly’s UKtech50, Warren East, will begin the day at this year’s IP EXPO with high-profile industry business leaders from VMware, SEGA, Bromium, and Rackspace. East’s seminar, titled Enabling Innovation in Next Generation Enterprise Technology, is to focus on the manner in which the growth and evolution of the mobile market and ecosystem has changed the consumer and enterprise space.

EMC Corporation (NYSE:EMC) decided to lenthen its technology licensing agreement with IBM (NYSE:IBM) for EMC storage interoperability with IBM Enterprise environments by a year through 2017. The agreement requires EMC and IBM to keep collaborating to give IBM zEnterprise customers storage interoperability interfaces and technical support, which gives IBM z customers the choice, flexibility, and support that is necessary for the deployment of a combination of EMC VMAX storage systems and software with IBM z technologies.

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