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Apple awarded Lord Voldemort status in Asia
Published in News


The company which must never be named

The fruit and nutty cargo cult Apple has its Asian suppliers so terrified that they will not even name the company.

Broadcom settles FTC  monopoly charges
Published in News
Monday, 05 July 2021 11:30

Broadcom settles FTC monopoly charges


America has a monopoly problem 

The Federal Trade Commission and Apple supplier Broadcom have agreed to settle charges that the company used its dominance in some chip markets to squeeze out potential rivals.

Broadcom hints of iPhone delays
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 04 September 2020 11:53

Broadcom hints of iPhone delays


Later than most

Apple supplier Broadcom has warned that a ramp-up of annual chip shipments would be later this year than most, which some are seeing as a sign the next iPhone will arrive after the usual late September launch date.

Nokia teams up with Broadcom on 5G
Published in Network
Monday, 15 June 2020 12:50

Nokia teams up with Broadcom on 5G


Part of dumping Field Programmable Gate Arrays

Finland’s Nokia Oyj has partnered with Broadcom to develop chips for 5G equipment in its third such deal following ones with Intel and Marvell.

Broadcom tries to settle with the EU
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Monday, 27 April 2020 12:20

Broadcom tries to settle with the EU


EU asking around to see if it is a good idea

Chipmaker Broadcom has offered to settle an EU antitrust investigation into its exclusivity deals with TV and modem makers, antitrust regulators said.

CalTech wins patent case against Apple and Broadcom
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Wi-Fi chips in iPhones used CalTech data transmission technology

The California Institute of Technology (CalTech) said it won a $1.1 billion jury verdict in a patent case against Apple and Broadcom.

Wall Street not that happy with Broadcom
Published in News
Friday, 13 December 2019 11:37

Wall Street not that happy with Broadcom


Slowing growth and dull 2020

Broadcom fourth-quarter earnings beat Street estimates on Thursday, but investors were put off by slowing growth in the semiconductor business and a lukewarm revenue forecast for 2020.

Broadcom agrees Symantec deal
Published in News
Friday, 09 August 2019 11:12

Broadcom agrees Symantec deal


Breaks up the security vendor

As we suspected earlier in the week, Broadcom has agreed to buy Symantec's enterprise business in a massive $10.7 billion deal that will break up the world's largest pure-play cybersecurity vendor.

Broadcom likely to buy Symantec enterprise business
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Deal close

Broadcom is likely to buy Symantec  enterprise business and in fact many expected it to be agreed yesterday.

Broadcom will not buy Symantec
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 July 2019 12:08

Broadcom will not buy Symantec


Too pricy

Broadcom has kicked the tyres of security outfit Symantec but walked out of the showroom after failing to agree a price.