ARMARM bought Geomerics, maker of graphics and lighting tech for games like Primal Carnage. Processor design firm ARM has expanded into hardcore graphics technology with the acquisition of Geomerics, which specializes in getting the lighting and imagery just right in games and entertainment. Cambrige, England-based ARM is moving into visual computing as it becomes more important to its bread-and-butter business of supply processor designs to companies that make chips for mobile devices.
A comprehensive defense policy bill that aims to deal with the epidemic of sexual assault in the military is heading to the Senate, where it could get slowed by Republican outrage over majority Democrats' limits on GOP power.
After a sweeping vote by conservative Republicans controlling the House and President Barack Obama's Democratic allies, a bipartisan budget pact is in the hands of the Senate, where it will encounter stronger but probably futile resistance from Republicans.
An Israeli startup is trying to combat a common fear for international travelers: getting socked with hundreds or thousands of dollars in unexpected roaming charges for using cellphones away from home.
The attorney for a naval investigator said his client will plead guilty to bribery charges for accepting pricey vacations and prostitute services in trade for providing information and advice to an Asian defense contractor at the center of a multimillion-dollar fraud probe, the Navy official's lawyer said Thursday.