Acer Inc. is getting into the cloud- computing business to compete with the likes of Amazon.com Inc. and Google Inc. The difference is the maker of notebooks wants you to host the service on your own personal computer.
ARM Holdings Plc, the British chip company whose designs are used in Apple Inc.’s iPad, said more of its clients will begin making server chips in the coming year, a move that could threaten the dominance of Intel Corp.
Samsung Electronics Co. unveiled a prototype heath-monitoring wristband connected to a cloud-based service, which would allow consumers to share their statistics with developers of new mobile fitness applications.
Microsoft Corp., struggling to break into the tablet market, backed off plans to introduce a smaller version of its Surface tablet based on Qualcomm Inc. processors, people with knowledge of the decision said.
Microsoft Corp. is planning to introduce a new, smaller version of its Surface that will use Qualcomm Inc. processors for the first time, according to people with knowledge of the companies’ plans, a move that ends Nvidia Corp.’s run as a chip supplier to the tablet.
ARM Holdings Plc, the semiconductor designer whose products power Apple Inc.’s iPhone and iPad, reported slower growth in first-quarter revenue from royalties on a decelerating market for high-end smartphones.