Data center strategy
It is impossible to get a comment from either AMD or Xilinx on this matter, but as far as we could ask around, AMD is going to attempt to buy Xilinx. The move will help the company’s data center strategy, and it is carefully targeted.
Exclusive: Few others, Apple maybe
Multiple well-informed sources have informed us that there is a big uprising in Silicon Valley against the proposed Nvidia–ARM acquisition. We have spoken with people from multiple technology companies, and everyone - outside ARM and Nvidia - believes that this is bad for the industry.
Broadcom acquisition unlikely
Qualcomm has surged $61.81 on a rumor that some people close to the matter have heard that Broadcom is thinking about being bought.
We were not the source
MediaTek has posted a filing with the Taiwan Stock Exchange saying that it was not the source of an Economic Daily News (EDN) report indicating the company is considering a merger with Nvidia.
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.
Off and on is on
While celebrity chipmakers Intel and Altera have denied that they are getting together, paparazzi are reporting that they have been seen at all the romantic venues gazing into each other's eyes and having serious talks.
Looks like it will hit trouble