2017-11-21 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

Marvell Buying Cavium for $6 Billion

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

2017-10-06 - Dylan McGrath, EE Times

Dialog Semi to Buy Silego for up to $306 Million

Dialog Semiconductor said it would buy privately held configurable mixed-signal IC (CMIC) vendor Silego Technology for up to $306 million,…

2017-07-27 - IC Insights

Semicon M&A flood slows to a trickle in 2017

A few major acquisitions are pending or rumoured to be in the works in July, but it is unlikely that…

2017-07-24 - AVX

AVX adds sensor capability with TT Electronics buy

TT Electronics' TS&C unit designs, develops, manufactures and markets sensors for temperature, position and speed, targeting a broad range of…

2017-05-03 - EE Times Asia

Omron eyes advanced manufacturing with Sentech buy

With the acquisition of Sentech, Omron plans to develop a compact, high-definition smart camera that can be easily installed virtually…

2017-03-29 - Vivek Nanda

Murata acquires Arctic Sand for new power tech

Murata is after a patented power conversion technology that can give its subsidiary, Peregrine, an efficiency and size (smaller) boost.

2017-03-15 - Junko Yoshida

Intel rocks self-driving car sector with Mobileye buy

Under the $15 billion agreement, Intel's Automated Driving Group will be led by the Israeli team from Mobileye.

2017-02-24 - Dylan McGrath

Cree calls off $850M Wolfspeed deal with Infineon

Cree has reversed course, saying it will continue running the Wolfspeed business and report its financials as a separate segment…

2017-02-15 - IDT

IDT eyes GigPeak’s optical interface portfolio

Cash in hand ($25 million), IDT wants GigPeak's optical interface products for communications, cloud data centre, military and aviation markets.

2017-02-07 - TDK, Qualcomm

TDK, Qualcomm form JV for RF front ends

The joint venture, called RF360 Holdings, offers filter sets and technologies for mobile devices, automotive apps and IoT.

2017-01-27 - Silicon Labs

Silicon Labs extends IoT portfolio with Zentri buy

With the acquisition, Silicon Labs aims to deliver comprehensive, multiprotocol silicon and software to securely connect IoT products to the…

2017-01-10 - Panasonic

Panasonic boosts laser unit with TeraDiode buy

The two companies have launched LAPRISS in 2014, a laser welding robot system equipped with high brightness direct diode laser…