2016-10-08 - Graham Prophet

Silicon Labs brings IoT RTOS in-house with Micrium buy

Micrium’s RTOS software has been ported to more than 50 microcontroller architectures.

2016-10-04 - Vivek Nanda

X-Fab to acquire Altis assets

The acquisition will help X-Fab, a foundry with significant operations in Malaysia, to nearly double its 8-inch capacity.

2016-10-02 - Rick Merritt

Qualcomm-NXP deal poised to be largest in historic M&A rush

The M&A craze is driven by a search for growth as revenue growth declines and the job of making smaller,…

2016-09-26 - Vivek Nanda

M&A agreements reach $55.3 billion in 2016

2016 is a sequel to the M&A mania of 2015, ringing $55.3 billion in M&A agreement value in 3 quarters.

2016-09-25 - None

Buyouts re-order analog rankings

What will the analog rankings look like when 2016 is over?

2016-09-21 - Steve Taranovich

ON-Fairchild union: A match made in heaven?

Bringing together two established industry leaders, ON Semiconductor’s acquisition of Fairchild Semiconductor creates one extraordinary company.

2016-09-16 - Junko Yoshida

Renesas snaps up Intersil in a bid for survival

The merger is aimed at the combined company’s top-line business growth.

2016-07-29 - Vivek Nanda

ST buys AMS NFC, RFID business

STMicroelectronics has bought itself AMS's NFC and RFID related IP, technologies, products and business that it said are "highly complementary"…

2016-07-29 -

Beijing’s LeEco steps on US soil with Vizio acquisition

Under the deal, Vizio's hardware and software businesses will be owned and operated as a wholly owned subsidiary of LeEco.

2016-07-28 - Dassault Systèmes

French vendor takes over EM/3D CAD space with CST buy-out

The 3D design software vendor's acquisition of Germany-based CST will complement its products for realistic multiphysics simulation.