A round-up of the companies, deals, and trends that made headlines.
Every day, the Fortune staff spends hours poring over tech stories, posts, and reviews from all over the Web to keep tabs on the companies that matter. We've assembled the weekend's most newsworthy bits below.
One chipmaker rules the mobile device arena; the other dominates personal computers. Both have ambitious goals for expansion, and that means butting heads is inevitable
By Seth Weintraub and JP Mangalindan
As Intel's power-hungry chips grow more efficient and ARM CPU designs make strides in performance, the two chipmakers find themselves facing off for market share in a familial safe ground that's become a veritable hot zone brimming with untapped potential and MOREJun 8, 2010 2:07 PM ET
Remember the fuss stirred up last month when an Intel exec talked about a future iPhone that would be powered by one of Intel's Atom chips? (See Anatomy of a Rumor: The Atom-powered Newton iPhone.)
What gave the rumor legs -- and generated more than a dozen headlines on Techmeme -- was the kind of iPhone that the Atom was alleged to be powering: a mini-tablet device like the ill-fated Apple MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - Jun 27, 2008 11:08 AM ET
As Winston Churchill might have put it, an Apple rumor can fly halfway around the world before truth has a chance to get its boots on.
Case in point: the iPhone mini-tablet story that broke Wednesday afternoon in Germany.
It started with a bad computer an English translation of a sloppy dispatch in the German language version of ZDnet. Under the headline "iPhone kommt mit größerem Display und Intel Atom," ZDNet.de MOREPhilip Elmer-DeWitt - May 15, 2008 9:12 AM ET
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