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.

2016-08-22 - Analog Devices

Analog Devices buys cybersecurity unit of Sypris Electronics

With this transaction, ADI enhances its aerospace and defence capabilities in the area of secure radio communications.

2016-08-05 - Peter Clarke

TDK to buy Tronics to broaden sensor portfolio

Japan's TDK Corp. has placed a Rs.368.93 crore ($55 million) bid to buy MEMS manufacturer Tronics Microsystems.

2016-07-29 -

Hero Electronix bids for R&D with TES DST acquisition

The acquisition is a step towards Hero Electronix's goal of becoming an ₹7,000 crore global digital business.