Broadcom bought in biggest chip deal ever
Published in Processors


Industry consolidation

Avago bought Broadcom for $37 billion in the largest merger of chipmakers ever and created a company which could give Intel and Qualcomm a run for their money.

Broadcom and Avago merger close
Published in Processors


Two chipmakers joining forces

It is starting to look Broadcom will get bought out by its rival Avago as deep throats within both outfits think a deal is close.

Top chipmakers in open source MIPS push
Published in Processors


Qualcomm, Intel and Broadcom sign up

Qualcomm Atheros, Lantiq (part of Intel) and Broadcom have joined the Prpl Foundation.

WiGig expected soon
Published in News
09 March 2015

WiGig expected soon


Qualcomm, Broadcom, Panasonic, Intel and Nitero signed up

WiGig (Wireless Gigabit Alliance) chips are expected to appear in high-end smartphones in the second half of 2015, accoring to Digitimes Research. 

Broadcom announces smartwatch platform
Published in Wearables


Promises better battery life, loads of features

Broadcom has announced a new smartwatch platform, designed to cut the power consumption in Android Wear devices. 



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Sees future in wireless connections

Mobile revolution eats its children



43 percent revenue share and growing



Smaller vendors get peanuts