If a rumor is right, Intel might further downsize its PC investments by letting AMD handle its GPU needs. Qualcomm, meanwhile, is hoping servers will help offset soft mobile growth.
The main concern in vertical deals like the tie-up with Time Warner is foreclosure, Sen. Mike Lee said, which is denying competing companies access to suppliers and customers.
Fitbit is acquiring intellectual property and staff from Pebble, which is being shut down. Reports have suggested the deal cost between $34 million and $40 million.
Chairman and CEO Lowell McAdam argues that Netflix started off modestly, too.