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The Mysterious Company That Has Tech Giants Dropping $542 Million
Google and other tech giants are taking are taking a half-billion dollar leap on a mysterious start-up that could change the way people interact with computers. Magic Leap, a Hollywood, Florida, based start-up announced today it received a $542 million round of funding led by Google, along with
Kings of Leon: Lonely No More
It's just after 10 p.m. on a Monday night in New York City and the album release party for the Kings of Leon is just starting to kick into high gear at the Dream Hotel. An open bar, coupled with smiling waiters walking around with mini grilled cheese sandwiches and models dressed in nothing but
Netbooks May Soon Outsell Notebooks, says Qualcomm CEO
The netbookâ€™s explosive growth comes in a year when overall PC shipments are expected to fall nearly 12 percent from 2008.
Qualcomm Plays Up 3G with Gobi Cards
Five major PC makers will include Qualcomm's Gobi 3G (third-generation) mobile data technology in laptops.
Google has cellphone alliance: What does that mean?
What exactly is this new Google goog cellphone alliance announced Monday? USA TODAY's Jefferson Grahamtries to sort it out. Q: What's Google's role in the Open Handset Alliance? A: The company is helping develop an operating system, called Android, that will run the phones. Q: When will I see
HTC Tests Qualcomm's SnapDragon Chips
SnapDragon boasts low power consumption and wireless functions suited for mobile devices.
HTC Picks Qualcomm Mobile Chips
HTC plans to launch more than ten mobile phones and PDAs armed with Qualcomm chips by the end of this year.
Bush administration upholds phone ban
The Bush administration upheld an import ban Monday on cellphones that contain Qualcomm chips, further threatening the introduction of new handsets. U.S. Trade Representative Susan Schwab said she was sticking to a long practice of declining to overrule the U.S. International Trade Commission
Qualcomm Develops New Cellular Platform
A new software platform developed by wireless technology firm Qualcomm Inc. will make it easier to add complex games, music and other applications to mobile phones, the company said Wednesday. The new platform will allow software developers to create standard programs for downloading applications