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ON Semiconductor acquiring Quantenna with $1b cash bid
In a major business manoeuvre, ON Semiconductor has announced the acquisition of Quantenna Communications.
29 Mar 2019
Cisco completes US$660m acquisition of semiconductor company
The company plans to incorporate Luxtera's technology across its intent-based networking portfolio, spanning enterprise, data centre and service provider markets.
07 Feb 2019
Four Chinese OEMs among top 10 global semiconductor customers
High regional growth has seen a slight reshuffle in the world’s top semiconductor chip buyers.
05 Feb 2019
Broadcom’s board of directors nab former Google Cloud COO
Broadcom has added some new talent to its ranks with its latest appointment.
15 Jan 2019
Positive results for semiconductor market, but decline looms
The market's revenue growth reached double-digit figures in 2018, but Gartner has identified a number of imminent roadblocks.
09 Jan 2019
Enterprise storage drives record Q2 semiconductor revenue, Samsung on top
Relentless demand for data equates to steady growth for data center infrastructure – and the semiconductor market is no exception.
24 Aug 2018
Billions invested into IoT technology development in Dresden
Dresden has strengthened its ambition of becoming the leading centre for Internet of Things (IoT) solutions with the announcement of huge investment.
16 Nov 2017
Samsung revamps its global leadership team
The company says the new leadership appointments will drive the next phase of growth for the company.
01 Nov 2017
IESA launches first overseas office in Taipei following huge semiconductor growth
India's electronics system design and manufacturing industry is forecast to grow at a CAGR of 16-23% to reach USD$172-228b by 2020.
22 Aug 2017
Broadcom expands portfolio with new data center system-on-chip solutions
“Enabled by Broadcom’s latest data center storage technology in all-flash NVMe drive arrays, we can meet our customers’ strictest workload needs.”
04 Aug 2017
Semiconductor spend ramps up on back of 'aggressive' investment
Worldwide semiconductor spend is forecast to see strong increases over 2017 driven by aggressive investment in memory and leading-edge logic.
03 Aug 2017
Renesas Electronics undergoes significant growth in Q2 this year
The company has plenty to be satisfied about, with its President and CEO reporting it as a successful expansion.
01 Aug 2017
Simon Segars, CEO of Arm, joins SoftBank Group Board of Directors
Segars’ appointment follows SoftBank’s acquisition of Arm Holdings for US$32 billion in September 2016.
26 Jun 2017
Mergers and acquisitions play major role in semiconductor market growth
According to Gartner, consolidation played a major role in the market share rankings, with several large companies growing through acquisitions.
18 May 2017
Apple vs Qualcomm: Two more lawsuits in semiconductor war
"Qualcomm is prepared to defend its business model anywhere in the world."
26 Jan 2017
Qualcomm spends up large, nets NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion
Semiconductor manufacturer NXP will now become part of the global giant Qualcomm, after the acquisition was unanimously approved by company boards.
28 Oct 2016
IDC forecasts 2016 will be a 'down year' for the semiconductor market
"It'll be a couple of years before we realise which game plan succeeds, but even leaders are struggling to keep pace with the cadence of the market."
11 May 2016
Slowing demand for key applications drag semiconductor market down
Semiconductor spend dropped in 2015 as slowing demand for key applications and currency fluctuations caused turbulence.
06 Apr 2016
IoT a growing force behind acquisitions
The Internet of Things (IoT) mergers and acquisitions (M&A) market will be worth nearly $15bn within the year, according to 451 Research.
18 May 2015
Chips are up as iPhone drives strong semiconductor market growth
"2014 semiconductor growth is widespread across many chip types and applications..."
15 Jul 2014
Intel enters 22nd year of semiconductor dominance…
"After a weak start to 2013 due to excess inventory, revenue growth strengthened during the second and third quarters before leveling off during the fourth quarter."
04 Apr 2014
Samsung beats Apple to semiconductor top spot...
"This increase clearly shows how fast the presence of these two companies has expanded over the last three years and why their decisions have technology and pricing implications for the whole semiconductor industry."
24 Jan 2014