2019-10-08 - Anne-Françoise Pelé

AMS Fails in Bid to Takeover Osram

Sensor specialist AMS AG failed to conclude the $4.9 billion takeover of Osram Light AG...

2019-09-18 - Nitin Dahad

India Making Moves in the Chip Design Industry

Do India's 'children' of Texas Instruments have a golden opportunity to expand the country's chip design hub?

2019-09-05 - Nitin Dahad

Taiwan’s Lite-On to Sell SSD Business

With declining sales, Taiwan-based Lite-On Technology is selling its solid-state storage business to Toshiba Memory for $165 million.

2019-08-14 - Nitin Dahad

AMS Take a Second Bite at the Cherry

The Austrian sensor developer re-entered the bidding to acquire its rival; the combo would be a $5 billion company.

2019-08-12 - Nitin Dahad

Synopsys To Acquire German Automotive Software Tools Firm

Synopsys to add automotive virtual prototyping to portfolio with acquisition of German simulation and test tools provider QTronic.

2019-07-10 - Rick Merritt

Cisco Looks to Acquire Acacia Communications

Cisco aims to expand its optical module business at a time when fast networks are transitioning from systems to components.

2019-06-04 - Matthew Burgess

Infineon Acquires Cypress in Multi-Billion Dollar Deal

Infineon Technologies has today announced the acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor for an estimated value of US$10 billion

2019-04-24 - Rick Merritt

GlobalFoundries Sells Ex-IBM Fab

GlobalFoundries sold the 300-mm fab for $430 million as the foundry slims down and ON upgrades its analog business.

2018-01-30 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

Renesas Denies Maxim Negotiations

SAN FRANCISCO — Japanese chip vendor Renesas Electronics denied that it is in talks to acquire rival Maxim Integrated after…

2018-01-19 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

U.S. Clears Chinese Firm’s Acquisition of Fab Tool Vendor

Despite a tough stance on the acquisition of U.S. semiconductor companies by Chinese firms, government greenlights $15 million deal.

2017-11-22 - Rick Merritt, EE Times

Analysts Applaud Marvell-Cavium Deal

Latest semiconductor industry blockbuster would result in firm with $3.4 billion in annual sales.

2017-11-21 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

Siemens Acquires Solido Design Automation

Deal provides first glimpse of what may be a more aggressive stance on M&A for Mentor Graphics under Siemens ownership.