Category: Semiconductor


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.

The Telecoms.com Podcast: OpenRAN, chips and big tech

Pausing only to reflect on the latest rona drama and a top night out with Huawei, the lads revert back to the hot topic of OpenRAN to kick off this week’s pod. They then move on to the semiconductor sector, which grows more central to the global economy with every passing day, before concluding with a look at the latest moan from operators for big tech to contribute to the cost of networks.

Non-wireless business propels Nokia to improve outlook

Nokia slightly improved its full-year outlook after delivering a healthy quarter, driven mainly by its network infrastructure and licensing business groups, partly offset by weakness in the mobile networks business.

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