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New Chips Factor a Better Future Ahead - Research Report on Intel Corporation, Marvell Technology Group Ltd., Texas Instruments Inc., NVIDIA Corporation and QUALCOMM Incorporated

NEW YORK, February 27, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

Today, Investors Alliance announced new research reports highlighting Intel Corporation (NASDAQ:INTC), Marvell Technology Group Ltd. (NASDAQ:MRVL), Texas Instruments Inc. (NASDAQ:TXN), NVIDIA Corporation (NASDAQ:NVDA) and QUALCOMM Incorporated (NASDAQ:QCOM). Today's readers may access these reports free of charge - including full price targets, industry analysis and analyst ratings - via the links below.

Intel Corporation Research Report

Intel has announced it will be buying the core service of HTML5 mobile-app development firm appMobi, but only its tools and related staff and not the entire startup itself. The move is part of the semiconductor giant's bid to enter the mobile application developer tools market. Meanwhile appMobi will become a pure play cloud services provider, offering developers backend services support for HTML5 mobile applications instead. The HTML5 tools Intel acquired include the jqMobi framework, which connects mobile app developers with a mobile-ready version of JQuery, as well as other appMobi frameworks XDK IDE, GameDev XDK, PhoneGap XDK and jqUI. Also included are the directCanvas HTML5 acceleration tool and the Mobius web browser. According to ReadWrite, developers currently using the tools will not be affected by the move to Intel save for a one-time re-registration to Intel's systems. The tools will continue to be free to use with Intel. The Full Research Report on Intel Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/39b3_INTC]

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Marvell Technology Group Ltd. Research Report

Marvell saw its shares rise 5 percent last week after posting better than expected Q4 results as well as an optimistic outlook for the current quarter. The company reported net income of $50.2 million, or 19 cents per share excluding one-time items, while revenue rose 4 percent to $775.3 million. Meanwhile analysts expected earnings of 13 cents per share on $720.9 million in revenue. For this quarter, it predicts an adjusted profit of 12 cents to 16 cents per share on revenue of between $700 million and $740 million. Analysts meanwhile expect a profit of 13 cents per share on $708.2 million in revenue. Marvell expects to bounce back this year after a relatively weak fiscal 2013 - with an industry-wide drop in demand for hard disk drives - as market share is picking up and growth in its mobile division. The Full Research Report on Marvell Technology Group Ltd. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/f5a4_MRVL]

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Texas Instruments Inc. Research Report

Texas Instruments has announced a 33 percent hike in its quarterly dividend to 28 cents per share from 21 cents the previous quarter, which will be paid out on May 20. The raise increases the annual dividend to $1.12 per share. In addition, the company also announced an expansion of its share buyback program, authorizing an additional $5 billion to purchase its own common stock, now at a total of $8.4 billion. As a result, Texas Instruments traded at unusually high volume last week with 16.8 million shares traded, two times the average daily volume, increasing the stock price 5.23 percent. The Street rates the company as a "buy," citing performance in cash flow from operations, profit margins, debt, and return on equity, aside from the stock price performance for the year. The Full Research Report on Texas Instruments Inc. - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/65ec_TXN]

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NVIDIA Corporation Research Report

Nvidia has found its biggest customer to date with its recently announced Tegra 4 chips, Chinese handset and equipment manufacturer ZTE, who will be making a smartphone using the new processor and another phone using the company's i500 LTE modem. The new handset is set to come out in the first half of this year. The processing power of the higher-end Tegra 4 and the lower-cost Tegra 4i both supports full HD video playback on a 5-inch screen, in a smaller 28 nanometer process node which consumes less power. Meanwhile, Nvidia met expectations on revenues and beat expectations on earnings per share in its Q4 financial report released last week, and forecast optimistic numbers in the wake of the new chips. It reported revenue of $1.11 billion while earnings per share were at 35 cents. Analysts expected revenues at $1.10 billion while earnings per share of 29 cents. The Street upgraded the stock to a "buy" from "hold," as a result. The Full Research NVIDIA Corporation - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/5f07_NVDA]

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QUALCOMM Incorporated Research Report

Qualcomm released a new range of radio phone chips for mobile cellular networks this week, increasing competition for other players in the segment. The chips, called RF360, will be addressing the headache of smartphone manufacturers that is band fragmentation, enabling smartphones to connect to all seven of the world's cellular modes: LTE-FDD, LTE-TDD, WCDMA, EV-DO, CDMA 1x, TD-SCDMA and GSM/EDGE. It also translates to improved radio performance and coverage, and possibly fewer voice dropouts and lost calls. In addition, the need for smartphone manufacturers to produce multiple versions of their smartphones to support multiple carrier frequencies will be eliminated, potentially cutting costs and logistics and increasing margins.  The Full Research Report on QUALCOMM Incorporated - including full detailed breakdown, analyst ratings and price targets - is available to download free of charge at: [http://www.investors-alliance.com/r/full_research_report/f231_QCOM]

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