Category: Components


The Telecoms.com Podcast: BT, chip wars and fair contribution

Just the two core podders this week, with Scott still recovering from Deputy Editor Andrew Wooden’s stag weekend. They start by reviewing a reshuffle among BT’s top technology team, which features the departure of a former podcast guest. Iain wrote an analysis of the collateral damage from America’s chip war on China, so they dig into that, before concluding with a look at the latest developments in the ‘fair contribution’ debate.

Broadcom swoops for VMware in $61 billion deal

Chip and component manufacturer Broadcom has agreed to pay a whopping $61 billion a cash and stock transaction for cloud services firm VMware, and will also assume $8 billion of its net debt.

SK hynix plots Arm swoop

Less than two months after Nvidia gave up its dream to own Arm, the chip designer could already be back in play.

AMD completes purchase of Xilinx

US chip vendor AMD has acquired fellow semiconductor player Xilinx for around $50 billion, in what it describes as the largest ever merger in the sector.

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