Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion
Published in News
Thursday, 27 October 2016 16:49

Qualcomm acquires NXP for $47 billion


IoT and Automotive twist

Qualcomm was apparently eyeing NXP for a while and it just announced that it has bought it in a massive $47 billion deal that has quite a bit of IoT and automotive aspiration. 

Western chipmaker accused of employee mistreatment
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Going Dutch means long hours 

Dutch chipmaker NXP has been accused of forcing workers in its overseas factories to work too long and undermining local trade unions.

Chipmakers headed for consolidation
Published in Processors
Monday, 08 June 2015 15:51

Chipmakers headed for consolidation


Internet of things wakes up Credit Suisse

The Internet of Things could do some rather important things for big chipmakers, according to a leading finance outfit.

NXP buys Freescale
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Monday, 02 March 2015 12:25

NXP buys Freescale


All your Internet of Things are belong to us

In a major shake-up of the mobile chip industry NXP and Freescale are to merge thus taking control of the mobile and automotive chip industry. 

Friday, 06 December 2013 09:01

Intel to integrate NFC into processors



Core chips get NXP Semi treatment