Symantec has sold off its enterprise security business to chipmaker Broadcom in a deal worth $10.7 billion.
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.
US President Donald Trump has reportedly blocked Broadcom’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds.
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 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.
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 has unveiled plans to raise its offer for semiconductor rival Qualcomm to about $120 billion from $105 billion, according to a report by Reuters.
Worldwide semiconductor revenue totalled $419.7 billion in 2017, a 22.2 percent increase from 2016, according to preliminary results by Gartner, …
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 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.