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Google extends chip-making efforts to design hub Bengaluru

SAN FRANCISCO (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google has hired more than a dozen microchip engineers in Bengaluru, India, in recent months and plans to rapidly add more, according to LinkedIn profiles, job postings and two industry executives, as the search firm expands its program to design the guts of its devices internally. A woman walks past the logo of Google during an event in New Delhi, India, August 28, 2018. Picture taken August 28, 2018. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi The Bengaluru site, which has not been previously reported, makes Google the first…

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Intel plans ‘stacked’ circuits in bid to regain its chipmaking lead

(Reuters) – Intel Corp (INTC.O) said on Wednesday that it has developed a way to stack its computing circuits on top of one another in a bid to regain the lead in chip manufacturing technology that it has lost to rivals like Taiwan Semiconductor Co Ltd (5425.TWO) in recent years. Raja Koduri, senior vice president of the Core and Visual Computing Group at Intel Corporation in Santa Clara, Californai, U.S., is shown in this handout taken October 8, 2018. Courtesy Intel Corp/Handout via REUTERS Intel, the world’s biggest maker of…

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