semiconductor

Apple and Samsung both had a mixed second quarter

While Apple registered modest growth, with the strong performance of Services compensating the declining iPhone sales, Samsung’s revenue and profit continued to plummet, thanks to weakness in the semiconductor market.

Arm shakes up the IP game

Arm has announced the launch of its flexible licensing model to allow customers to access to its IP without breaking their bank accounts.

Samsung profit is halved, company guidance warns

Samsung, the world’s largest smartphone and memory chip maker, warned the market its quarterly profit would drop by 56%, prior to the official result announcement later this month.

Broadcom hit by friendly-fire in US/China trade war

Broadcom has unveiled its financial results for the last three months, though it isn’t the rosy picture some might have hoped for as ‘continued geopolitical uncertainties’ weigh heavy on the spreadsheets.

LG muscles in on competitive AI chip space

LG has unveiled has developed its own artificial intelligence chip in an attempt to muscle in on this increasingly competitive segment of the semiconductor market.

Qualcomm chases out big thinking board member

Qualcomm has announced it will not re-nominate Paul Jacobs to the Board of Directors after the executive made the decision to explore the possibility of making a proposal to acquire Qualcomm.

Broadcom reportedly eyes Qualcomm in $100bn deal

Broadcom has been one of the more active pursuers of acquisition in recent years, and it’s appetite doesn’t seem to have been satisfied as it apparently lines up a $100 billion shot at Qualcomm.

Samsung semiconductor sales smashes second quarter

The Samsung consumer business might have gone down in a ball of flames last year, but 2017 is proving to be a different type of game as the semiconductor business unit reports impressive growth.

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