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Intel And SiRF Sign Development Agreement

SiRF Technology, a GPS-enabled silicon and software location platforms provider, and Intel Corp. signed an agreement to jointly develop location and wireless connectivity platforms. SiRF has licensed certain technologies to Intel and will help co-develop products for Intel mobile platforms. SiRF and Intel will jointly market and sell these products globally for use in mobile internet devices, mobile phones and handheld consumer devices. The companies said the partnership is intended to make location and wireless connectivity more mainstream in next-generation mobile devices. "We look forward to working with Intel to develop innovative new products to realize the promise of location and wireless connectivity in future mobile devices," Kanwar Chadha, founder and vice president of marketing for SiRF, said in a statement. "Our collaboration with SiRF will enable us to bring highly-integrated solutions combining industry leading WiMAX/WiFi connectivity and location capability to mobile internet device and notebook customers worldwide," Raviv Melamed, General Manager of the Mobile Wireless Group at Intel, said in a statement.

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