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Avago / Broadcom Merger to Rank Third Largest Semiconductor Supplier, Says IHS
Merger activity in the semiconductor industry moved to a new level with the announcement of the agreement for Avago Technologies to acquire Broadcom, according to market research firm IHS.
Industry''s Most Sensitive MEMS Mic
Vesper Technologies Inc. claims to have the world''s smallest and highest signal-to-noise-ratio microelectromechanical system (MEMS) microphone available today.
Intel to Buy Altera for $16.7B
Acquisition opens door to some interesting possibilities, such as presenting multiple processor cores and FPGA die in the same package.
MediaTek to Stay with TSMC for Finer-Node Chips
MediaTek Inc. said it will continue to use TSMC as its foundry for leading edge chips, laying to rest rumors that the world?s third-largest chip designer might shift orders to TSMC rival Samsung.
Trillion-Sensor Man Forms Ultrasound Startup
Janusz Bryzek, the visionary and serial entrepreneur who founded the Trillion Sensor Summit initiative, has formed a startup company called eXo System Inc.
Intel, Altera: Math in Question
Analysts said Intel and FPGA vendor Altera will see benefits from their $16.7 billion merger, but question the math and assumptions behind the deal.
A New Approach to Accurate Dynamic Power Estimation of SoC Designs
By eliminating a file-based flow, new tools offer a complete RTL power exploration and accurate gate-level power analysis process.
MediaTek Rolls 3 IoT Products Toward Next Cash Cow
MediaTek unfurls three products for Internet of Things devices in move toward what the company expects will become its next cash cow once the smartphone business loses steam.