Symantec has sold off its enterprise security business to chipmaker Broadcom in a deal worth $10.7 billion.
Qualcomm announces job cuts“Qualcomm is conducting a reduction of our full-time and temporary workforce,” a company spokesperson who declined to be identifies said, without disclosing the exact numbers of job cuts. 0 2014
Apple productions could face delays after virus attack
Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC), which makes chips for Apple’s iPhone is back in full production after being infected with malware at the weekend.
Trump blocks Broadcom takeover bid for Qualcomm
US President Donald Trump has reportedly blocked Broadcom’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds.
Intel mulls possible takeover bid for Broadcom
Intel is considering a number of acquisition options, including a bid for Broadcom, according to a report by The Wall Street Journal reported Friday.
Dialog to supply chips to Apple through 2020
Dialog Semiconductor expects Apple, its top customer, to use its chips for a significant proportion of its devices in 2019 and 2020, the firm’s chief executive Jalal Bagherli has told a German newspaper.
Broadcom calls out Qualcomm for dodging takeover talks
Qualcomm has recently said that it is open for a new meeting to negotiate an increase to Broadcom’s $117 billion acquisition offer. However, Broadcom recently called a proposal by US semiconductor peer, “engagement theater” aimed at dodging the deal.
Broadcom pushes for Qualcomm takeover with higher bid
Broadcom has unveiled plans to raise its offer for semiconductor rival Qualcomm to about $120 billion from $105 billion, according to a report by Reuters.
Gartner: worldwide semiconductor revenue grew 22.2 percent in 2017
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion in 2017, a 22.2 percent increase from 2016, according to preliminary results by Gartner, …
Samsung to invest $18 billion in memory chip business
Samsung Electronics has announced that it plans to invest at least $18.63 billion in South Korea as it seeks to extend its lead in memory chips and next-generation displays for smartphones.
China invests $22 billion to domestic chip industry
China is pouring more money into chasing its semiconductor ambitions. The state-backed Tsinghua Unigroup, which has been building up the country’s chip-industry infrastructure, received a $22 billion in financing.