Google working out how to kill Intel's ME
Published in Processors

Wants to close a security hole

Google has said that it is looking at ways to shut down Intel's Management Engine (ME) technology.

Press talks up Broadcom’s unlikely Qualcomm takeover
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Could set Broadcom against Intel

The business press seems keen to talk up Broadcom’s unlikely Qualcomm takeover and portray it as the best thing since sliced bread.

Boffins pull apart Intel’s secret code
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Closed source variation of the open-source MINIX 3

Security experts have been looking at some code on Intel chips which can change your computer's fundamental settings.

China might stall Broadcom and Qualcomm merger talks
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Might prevent its own chip moves


A potential mega-merger between chipmaker Broadcom and Qualcomm is pretty unlikely to get much support from the Chinese authorities.

Qualcomm sues Apple again
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Claims it helped Intel


Qualcomm has sued Apple claiming that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel for making broadband modems.