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Tsunami of M&A deals underway in 2015 chip industry, says IC Insights

Jul 30, 10:41

In just the first half of 2015 alone, announced semiconductor acquisition agreements had a combined total value of US$72.6 billion, which is nearly 6x the annual average for M&A...

Security a must for IoT market: Q&A with NXP EVP Steve Owen

Jul 15, 12:01

The acquisition of Freescale by NXP Semiconductors will make NXP the world's second largest MCU supplier after the merger. The deal highlights NXP's goal of making a significant inroad...

NXP EVP snf CMO Steve Owen

NXP to sell RF power amplifier unit to JAC Capital for US$1.8 billion

May 28, 21:02

NXP Semiconductors has announced an agreement that will facilitate the sale of its RF Power business to China's state-owned Jianguang Asset Management (JAC Capital). Under the terms...

Power management semiconductor market rises 7% in 2014, says IHS

May 19, 22:16

After less-than-stellar market growth in 2013, the market for power management semiconductors surged in 2014. Even after a seasonal revenue decline of roughly 5% in the fourth quarter...

NXP and Globalfoundries announce production of 40nm embedded non-volatile memory technology

Mar 25, 15:39

Globalfoundries and NXP Semiconductor have jointly developed a next-generation embedded non-volatile memory (eNVM), which has resulted in production of 300mm prototype wafers on Globalfoundries'...

NXP-Freescale merger to result in global 8th-largest chipmaker, IHS says

Mar 18, 11:37

The recent acquisition of Freescale Semiconductor by NXP Semiconductors would catapult the merged entity into the world's eighth-largest chipmaker, positioning the newly minted giant...

NXP Semiconductors to establish JV with Datang Telecom

Dec 3, 16:10

NXP Semiconductors and Datang Telecom Technology have jointly announced the establishment of a joint venture, which the companies claimed is the first true automotive semiconductor...

Taiwan-based MCU suppliers facing more pressure from international IDMs, say sources

Oct 15, 14:51

The growing presence of IDMs in the ARM Cortex-M-based MCU segment has mounted more pressure on Taiwan-based 32-bit MCU providers, including Nuvoton Technology, Holtek Semiconductor...

Cortex M0+ 32-bit MCUs to grab market share from 8- and 16-bit solutions, says NXP executive

Nov 16, 15:37

The ARM Cortex M0+-based 32-bit MCUs will penetrate further into the 8- and 16-bit MCU segments with the unit price of the 32-bit models likely to drop to below US$0.39, according...

Digitimes Research: Embedded and standalone integration in NFC IC development

May 16, 14:04

NXP led the 2011 market for near-field communication (NFC) phone chips with a 52% share, followed by Inside Secure with 44%. The pair took a combined 96% share of the market, leaving...

NXP to cooperate with TCP to provide lighting solutions

May 25, 11:02

NXP Semiconductors recently announced the GreenChip smart lighting solutions to connect lighting networks to the Internet. According to NXP, the market for LED light bulbs will take...

Outsourcing of IC backend services growing

Dec 30, 12:38

IDMs including Microchip Technology, NXP Semiconductors, STMicroelectronics and Texas Instruments (TI) have all increased outsourcing for their backend production since the fourth...

Virage Logic expands IP portfolio

Jul 28, 11:28

Virage Logic has announced the expansion of its semiconductor IP product portfolio with the introduction of SiANA, an offering of analog IP components for building multimedia consumer...

Singapore-based foundry SSMC announces US$30 million expansion project

Jul 15, 12:28

Singapore-based foundry Systems on Silicon Manufacturing Company (SSMC) - a joint venture of NXP Semiconductor and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) - has announced...

NXP leads 2009 automotive infotainment semiconductor market, says iSuppli

May 14, 14:42

NXP Semiconductors took the top position in the global automotive infotainment semiconductor market in 2009, the first time it has held the top spot since iSuppli began tracking the...

Trident and NXP to combine DTV and STB businesses

Oct 6, 10:53

Trident Microsystems and NXP Semiconductors have signed a definitive agreement whereby Trident will acquire NXP's television systems and set-top box (STB) business lines. Trident...

NXP said to be expecting dramatic revenue growth in Greater China in 3Q09

Sep 24, 15:18

NXP Semiconductor expects its sales in the Greater China market to almost double in the third quarter from the levels recorded in the second quarter, according to sources close to...

ST-Ericsson to outsource handset chip production to TSMC and UMC, says paper

Newswatch - Feb 17, 14:38

ST-Ericsson, the joint venture of STMicroelectronics and Ericsson, will outsource 65nm and 45nm handset...

Expanding through acquisitions: Q&A with STMicro CEO Carlo Bozotti

Feb 4, 10:23

STMicroelectronics has made four major acquisitions since 2007 – Genesis Microchip, Nokia's 3G and 3.5G R&D team, NXP Semiconductors and Ericsson Mobile Platform (EMP)....


NXP to maintain R&D investment in 2009; cutting into MEMS

Dec 17, 17:42

NXP Semiconductors will not reduce R&D investment in 2009, equivalent to about 17-18% of total sales, and continues to consolidate to strengthen future operations, said JJ Wang,...

NXP suspends MEMS orders to SMIC

Nov 28, 01:05

Semiconductor Manufacturing International (SMIC), which announced plans to enter the MEMS OEM market at the end of October, has already seen orders from its major customer, NXP Semiconductors,...

Semiconductor industry can learn from financial industry melt-down, says Penn

Sep 29, 12:02

While July's results in the market showed that the semiconductor market continued the first half year trend of exceeding expectations, the mood in the chip market is all doom and...

Shanghai Belling likely to acquire ASMC

Sep 25, 01:15

China-based wafer foundry Shanghai Belling is reportedly likely to take on the management of another foundry, Advanced Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (ASMC), amid ongoing...

KYEC expects IDM business proportion to increase to 30% in 2009

Jun 27, 01:25

With increasing IDM orders from vendors including STMicroelectronics, Infineon and NXP Semiconductors, as well as clients in Europe, IC testing house King Yuan Electronics Company...

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