Chip shortage could harm recovery
Chips are down
Manufacturers are worried about a global shortage of chips, which is causing manufacturing delays as consumer demand bounces back from the coronavirus crisis.
Nvidia acquisition of ARM is good for Nvidia
Analysis: Bad for everyone else
Nvidia will take over ARM, at least it has announced its intention and the market and the stock skyrocketed, demonstrating that this looks like it is an excellent move for Nvidia. Still, a semiconductor company taking over what used to be an independent API provider doesn't resonate well.
NXP faces post-Qualcomm woe
Banking on automotive
Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors is facing a mess after the collapse this year of a proposed merger with Qualcomm and is hoping that interest from the automotive industry can bail it out.
Google releases Titan Security Key
Making it nearly impossible to hack 2FA
Google has been showing off its Titan Security Key, a two-factor authentication (2FA) token that should improve your security and make it harder for hackers to breach your online accounts that support 2FA protection.
Qualcomm’s president speaks of future after NXP
From 500 to 9K customers organically in IoT
The NXP saga has finally ended after 21 months of trying. Qualcomm paid the Dutch company $2 billion in damages due to its inability to get approval by China's regulatory agency, saying it happened because of matters beyond its control. This was the first time that the President of Qualcomm Cristiano Amon took a stage and informed business analysts about life after NXP in IoT.
China offers to renegotiate Qualcomm NXP deal
It might not be so done and dusted
China’s market regulator said it still hoped to find a solution to antitrust concerns that doomed Qualcomm's $44 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors, after finding that proposals to address the issue had fallen short.
Qualcomm officially terminates the NXP deal
Will repurchase $30 billion in stocks
Due to the China regulatory agency's standstill in regulatory approval, Qualcomm has decided to terminate the NXP $44 billion acquisition deal and pay the $2 billion breakup fee.
Qualcomm abandons NXP deal
Trade Wars strike again
Semiconductor firm Qualcomm indicated that it would drop its bid to buy Philips subsidiary NXP – looking like it is suffering from collateral damage because of the China-USA trade wars.
Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge
Wednesday is D-Day
Qualcomm's long term bid to buy Philips spin-off NXP has until Wednesday to be finalised – and the US-Chinese trade wars haven't made things as clear as mud can be.
NXP deal still pending in China
Yet to be confirmed
A report that officially Beijing greenlighted the NXP deal has been questioned by Reuters which dismisses the confirmation and backs its up with multiple sources.