Analog Devices Buys Rival Chipmaker Maxim
The $8.2 billion deal will create a semiconductor giant with a combined enterprise value of $68 billion and combined revenue of $8.2 billion.
Broadcom Beats Estimates, Chip Sales Fall 5%
The company expects its chip business "will continue to operate in a “very low growth, uncertain macro environment” for the foreseeable future.
Qualcomm CFO Davis Moves to Rival Intel
After six years at Qualcomm, George Davis joins Intel at a time when "Wall Street is hoping for greater financial discipline at the chip giant."
Merck Goes Hostile in Versum Takeover Battle
Versum shareholders are scheduled to vote next month on a merger with Entegris that is valued at less than Merck's $5.9 billion proposal.
Renesas Electronics Agrees to Buy IDT for $6.7B
The move is seen as a push by Japanese chipmaker Renesas into the self-driving automobile and "data economy" markets.
U.S. Reviews Broadcom’s Bid for Qualcomm
Qualcomm delays its annual meeting in response to an order from a national security panel that has recently blocked other takeovers by foreign companies.
Marvell Buys Cavium to Expand Product Range
The $6 billion deal will complement Marvell's chips for storage devices with Cavium's network and communications products.
Broadcom Offers $130B for Rival Qualcomm
The takeover proposal, the largest in tech history, would create the world's No. 3 chipmaker but Qualcomm appears set to reject it as inadequate.
Toshiba to Sell Stake in Memory Chip Business
The beleaguered company needs cash to offset an imminent writedown that Japanese media have estimated at $6 billion.
Panel Warns of China’s Threat to Chipmakers
The U.S. can mitigate China's semiconductor push by stepping up the pace of innovation, a presidential panel reports.
Qualcomm Hit With Record $865M Fine in Korea
South Korea's top trade regulator says the company's patent licensing practices were unfair to both smartphone makers and rival modem chipset makers.