Semiconductor makers brace for lay-offs
Published in Processors
Friday, 28 August 2015 11:47

Semiconductor makers brace for lay-offs

Fings ain't what they used to be

Semiconductor companies are planning a round of lay-offs in the Far East as sales start to dry up.

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
Thursday, 28 May 2015 13:12

Broadcom and Avago merger close

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
Monday, 09 March 2015 21:01

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
Thursday, 26 February 2015 08:38

Broadcom announces smartwatch platform

Promises better battery life, loads of features

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

Fires 20 per cent of its global workforce

Thursday, 05 June 2014 12:48

Broadcom hatches out a smartchip

Sees future in wireless connections

Wednesday, 23 October 2013 10:53

Broadcom cutting 1,150 jobs

Mobile revolution eats its children

43 percent revenue share and growing