Featured Articles

Nvidia Shield 2 shows up in AnTuTu

Nvidia Shield 2 shows up in AnTuTu

Nvidia’s original Shield console launched last summer to mixed reviews. It went on sale in the US and so far Nvidia…

More...
AMD CSO John Byrne talks ARM

AMD CSO John Byrne talks ARM

We had a chance to talk about AMD’s upcoming products with John Byrne, Chief Sales Officer, AMD. We covered a number…

More...
AMD Chief Sales Officer thinks GPU leadership is critical

AMD Chief Sales Officer thinks GPU leadership is critical

We had a chance to talk to John Byrne who spent the last two years as Senior Vice President and Chief…

More...
OpenPlus One $299 5.5-inch Full HD phone

OpenPlus One $299 5.5-inch Full HD phone

OnePlus is one of the few small companies that might disrupt the Android phone market, dominated by giant outfits like Samsung.…

More...
KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 GTX 780 Ti Hall Of Fame reviewed

KFA2 gained a lot of overclocking experience with the GTX 780 Hall of Fame (HOF), which we had a chance to…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Friday, 27 August 2010 09:27

Intel close to Infineon deal

Written by Nick Farell
intel_logo_new

Dotting the i's and crossing the t's
Intel is close to an agreement to buy Infineon wireless business, according to Reuters. An announcement could come as early as later today, but certainly next week.

Infineon, which is Europe’s second-largest chipmaker, wants 1.5 billion euros for its wireless business.The Infineon deal would get Intel chips onto phones.

The outfit makes processors for Apple’s iPhone would be the second big buy for Intel this week. Intel wrote a cheque for $7.68 billion to buy insecurity outfit McAfee.

The Infineon unit, which also makes chips for Samsung’s Galaxy S phone, had sales of 346 million euros in the fiscal third quarter, a 38 percent increase from a year earlier.

The market for processors that run smartphones is dominated by ARM Holdings which licenses its designs to companies including Qualcomm, Texas Instruments and Samsung.

Nick Farell

E-mail: This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
blog comments powered by Disqus

To be able to post comments please log-in with Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments