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Qualcomm linked with NXP buy

NXP Semiconductors is apparently looking at a $30 billion deal to be acquired by Qualcomm, …

EC green-lights NXP/Freescale deal

The European Commission approved the acquisition of semiconductor maker Freescale by NXP – with conditions. …

Freescale IPO pricing fails to impress

The Financial Times said that semiconductor company Freescale sold shares at the bottom of an already reduced price range, raising US$783 million rather than the “billion-plus” that had been anticipated.

ZTE to spend US3B on US chipsets

Chinese vendor ZTE is to spend US$3 billion on chipsets from five US suppliers in the next three years as the company aims to ramp up its presence in the US market.

ARM, Freescale, IBM, create company for Linux-based devices

ARM, Freescale, IBM, Samsung, ST-Ericsson and Texas Instruments have created a not-for-profit company, Linaro, for providing resources and industry alignment for open source software developers using Linux, reports Telecompaper.

Freescale’s new chip aims to lower e-reader price tag

Reuters reports that Freescale Semiconductor says its newest chip will help drive down prices in the next generation of electronic readers, which analysts say is key to the devices gaining mass adoption.

Freescale teams with Nivis

Cellular News reports that Freescale Semiconductor and Nivis have announced plans to combine their  technologies to provide a wired-to-wireless platform for commercial and industrial sensor mesh networks.