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Dialog buys Creative Chips to expand IoT portfolio.video

Dialog Semiconductor expands industrial IoT portfolio by purchasing Creative Chips

On Monday, British firm Dialog Semiconductor announced plans to acquire German mixed-signal integrated circuit manufacturer Creative Chips. The English fabless manufacturer is making the $80 million purchase to expand its industrial...
HP is slashing 16 percent of its workforce in a restructuring move.video

HP to reduce staff by 16 percent in latest restructuring

On Thursday, HP announced that it will be initiating a broad restructuring initiative. As part of the effort, the hardware giant will reduce its headcount by 16 percent. CFO Steve Fieler...
zGlue makes semiconductor stacking a reality

TSMC responds to GlobalFoundries lawsuit with countersuit

In August, California-based components maker GlobalFoundries sued the Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) for allegedly infringing upon 16 of its patents. The specialty fabricator also asked courts to ban the import...
Apple is looking to buy Intel Chips and squeeze out Qualcomm

Apple fails to secure trade exemption for Mac Pro components

Last month, the Office of the U.S. Trade Representative granted 400 tariff exemptions for components manufactured in China. Apple received 10 exemptions for parts used in the manufacture of its Mac...
Ericsson runs into US regulatory issues.

Ericsson anticipates paying $1 billion US corruption fine

Last week, Ericsson announced it’s preparing to pay a billion-dollar fine to settle an international corruption case with U.S. authorities. The Swedish network equipment maker revealed its set aside $1.2 billion...
Huawei has offered to license its 5G tech to an American mobile carrier.video

Huawei CEO open to licensing 5G tech to American carrier

On Thursday, CNBC reported that Huawei CEO Ren Zhengfei is open to exclusively licensing his company’s 5G technology to an American carrier. The executive made the comments during a recent panel...

Alibaba debuts inaugural artificial intelligence chip

Last September, Chinese e-commerce giant Alibaba established its own semiconductor segment with an eye towards building artificial intelligence (AI) inference chips. On Tuesday, the corporation unveiled the first semiconductor developed by...
Avnet posts good numbers for FQ3

Avnet aims to expand Chinese business with new 1688 store

On Tuesday, industrial electronics component maker Avnet announced it would be opening an online store on Alibaba’s 1688.com business-to-business (B2B) e-commerce platform. The component maker is opening up the new digital...
Qualcomm resumes selling components to Huaweivideo

Qualcomm resumes selling components to Huawei

When the Trump administration barred U.S. companies from doing business with Huawei back in May, Qualcomm complied with the mandate. However, the firm’s CEO Steven Mellonkopf recently said his company has...
Updates on US indictments against Huawei Jan 31video

Developers slam Huawei’s Android app translator

Last week, Abacus posted a story detailing the frustration of Chinese developers using Huawei’s Ark Compiler. The firm intended for the program to help coders translate their Android apps to its...

SoftBank extends lifeline, will take control of WeWork

Despite once being valued at a whopping $47 billion, WeWork’s struggling corporate real estate business is reportedly just weeks away from running out of...
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