Intel Eyes SSD Market and 4 Chip and Big Data Stocks on the Move
Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC): Current Price: $21.04
Intel intends to capture more of the SSD market when it releases its 525 Series mSATA drives. The storage devices are small and deliver respectable performance at good prices. The new 525 Series is based on Intel’s 25nm NAND memory and LSI Logic’s SandForce SF-2281 controller and measures in at approximately 3.7mm thick by 51mm long by 30mm wide (full-size mSATA), and they come in 30GB, 60GB, 90GB, 120GB, 180GB, and 240GB capacities.
Broadcom Corp. (NASDAQ:BRCM): Current Price: $33.14
An analyst with Evercore Partners, Peter Wang, informed Barron’s that Samsung is prepared to use a brand new Broadcom 4335 chip in its upcoming Galaxy S4. The new chip is rumored to be the first of its kind offering 5G Wi-Fi for a Samsung device to deliver more suppleness in design.
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QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM): Current Price: $67.02
Raj Talluri, QUALCOMM’s Senior Vice President of Product Development, addressed the DICE Summit, an elite game industry event in Las Vegas, to try to create excitement when it comes to mobile games. Qualcomm’s Snapdragon processors were used in over 500 million Android devices and smartphones have started to sell at a rate of over 500 million a year, which is a large market to target.
Rambus Inc. (NASDAQ:RMBS): Current Price: $5.57
This week, GlobalFoundries along with Rambus revealed intentions to collaborate to develop a broad portfolio of complex semiconductor intellectual property that is optimized for GlobalFoundries’ 14nm-XM process tech. Rambus is to design standard silicon-proven IP blocks addressing the increasing needs in applications ranging from high-performancecomputing to smart mobile devices.
ARM Holdings plc (NASDAQ:ARMH): Current Price: $43.45
Credit Suisse has upgraded ARM Holdings from a Neutral to an Outperform rating, as it raises its target price from 780p to 1130p.
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