AMD placing USB 3.1 chipset orders as well
According to sources from motherboard makers, Intel is planning to add USB 3.1 and Wi-Fi functionality to its upcoming 300-series motherboard series scheduled to be released at the end of 2017.
For quite a lot of cash
Broadcom has bought Brocade for $5.9 billion, further underlining the consolidation in the IT sector.
It’s the takeover tango - one more time
I can’t remember how many times in the last 20 years that I’ve written up rumors that AMD is ripe for a takeover but now it seems it’s time to do it one more time.
Puts 64-bit quad-core on the router
Broadcom announced a 64-bit quad-core processor for high-end routers which is being geared for enterprises and smart-homes.
Good yield on 28 nm
HiSilicon, which is an outfit created by Broadcom and Huawei, has signed up for SMIC's process technology.
Crazy looking flagship router
During IFA 2015 show in Berlin, ASUS has unveiled a rather crazy looking high-end router, the RT-AC5300.
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.
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.
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.