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.

2017-02-07 - None

Singapore raises biotech bet with $800M Verily stake

As part of the deal, Temasek will nominate a director to Verily's operating board and collaborate with Verily to expand…

2017-02-06 - Ning Zhang

China tightens rules on offshore investments

The strong growth of offshore investment is causing political concerns in China and the United States.

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…

2017-01-25 - Pablo Valerio

Despite Trump’s call, Foxconn pursues China LCD fab

Foxconn plans to build a $8.8 billion factory in Guangzhou, China, which the company regards as “investment treasure land.”

2017-01-24 - IC Insights

What fuelled 2016 semicon M&As?

The deals’ dollar values in 2015 and 2016 are 8 times greater than the $12.6 billion annual M&A average in…

2017-01-20 - Junko Yoshida

Toshiba plans to spin off chip business

News of the plan to sell is already garnering interest both from Western Digital and several investment funds, according to…

2017-01-19 - ETSI

CIM group promotes smart cities interoperability

The ISG CIM will specify protocols that run “on top” of IoT platforms and allow exchange of data together with…

2017-01-18 - Julien Happich

Microsoft adds Maluuba’s deep learning

Microsoft and Maluuba aim to create literate machines that can think, reason and communicate like humans.

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…

2017-01-09 - Synopsys

Virtual prototyping accelerates software dev’t

SoReal! Virtual Platform, based on Synopsys' Virtualiser solution, enables customers to develop, deploy and use virtual prototypes.

2016-12-21 - Ams AG

Ams boosts active noise cancellation with Incus buy

Incus' IP is noted for its high level of noise attenuation across a broad frequency range.