2016-11-09 - None

Synopsis tangoes to M&A tune for software security

Synopsis has signed a merger deal with Cigital and Codiscope, both software security experts, as the former makes another bid…

2016-11-07 - Max Maxfield

China-backed Canyon Bridge buys Lattice for ₹8,666 crore

There is no technology play in the case of Canyon Bridge acquisition of Lattice—this is purely a financial play.

2016-11-02 - Junko Yoshida

After NXP takeover, what’s next for Qualcomm?

When the transaction is completed in 2017, one thing is crystal clear: Qualcomm will be a genuine powerhouse in the…

2016-11-02 - Junko Yoshida

Processor overlaps may bring tension to Qualcomm-NXP

Qualcomm is attempting to repurpose Snapdragon processors for in-vehicle infotainment systems, where NXP has the older i.MX6 parts.

2016-11-02 - Junko Yoshida

How deep learning plays a role in Qualcomm-NXP deal

NXP has Freescale's S32V234 processor, which integrates the Cognivue’s computer-vision IP core, while Qualcomm has its Zeroth deep learning platform.

2016-10-31 - Christoph Hammerschmidt

Why Qualcomm’s NXP takeover is ‘absolutely right’

The move enables the combined NXP-Qualcomm company to make a big leap forward in areas like ADAS and automotive connectivity.

2016-10-31 - Christoph Hammerschmidt

NXP deal propels Qualcomm into automotive chip world league

NXP, which only relatively recently had concluded the takeover of its rival Freescale, has now itself been swallowed by a…

2016-10-28 - Vivek Nanda

Qualcomm to buy NXP for $47 billion

Qualcomm aims to "realise all the benefits of the intelligently connected world" with the acquisition.

2016-10-25 - Vivek Nanda

Acquisition gives HCL access to aerospace, defence engineering

HCL is planning to acquire Butler Aerospace, a company that offers engineering and design services to the U.S. aerospace and…

2016-09-14 - MosChip Semiconductor Technology

MosChip acquires 3 companies, eyes IoT space

The acquisitions were part of MosChip's growth plans in the Internet of Things area.