October 19, 2000 |
Broadcom Corp., the industry's fastest-growing semiconductor maker, reported third-quarter earnings Wednesday that far exceeded the forecasts of industry analysts and posted revenue that more than doubled sales from a year ago. Without one-time expenses from the Irvine-based company's aggressive acquisition strategy, Broadcom earned $78.7 million, or 30 cents a share, compared with net income of $24.6 million, or 10 cents a share, for last year's third quarter.
August 14, 2000 |
In the white-hot quest for the next big thing in personal electronics, the word on the lips of technology executives these days is "Bluetooth." This soon-to-be-introduced wireless technology uses simple shortwave radio links to allow devices such as laptop computers, cell phones, personal digital assistants such as Palm, cameras and printers to communicate with one another over short distances.