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Infineon ups game with Cypress buy

Infineon Technologies lined up an acquisition of Cypress Semiconductor in a deal which values the …

LG offers snapshot of top-tier smartphone tech

Ahead of MWC19 Barcelona, LG Electronics began talking up the technology in its G8 ThinQ …

Oberthur Technologies chosen for Samsung Pay in Europe

Samsung named French security firm Oberthur Technologies as one of the suppliers for the launch …

Intel reports record Q1 results

Intel reported a net profit of US$3.3 billion for the first quarter of 2011, up 34 percent year-on-year, on revenue of US$12.9 billion, up 25 percent.

Intel ramps up LTE strategy with SySDSoft buy

Intel announced its acquisition of “most of the assets” of SySDSoft, in a move which was seen as the company bolstering its LTE technology portfolio.

Intel and Qualcomm buy LTE companies

Various reports suggest Intel and Qualcomm have made new purchases in the LTE modem space

Reports: Apple set to switch to Qualcomm silicon for next iPhone

Apple is set to pick Qualcomm as the supplier of baseband chips for its next-generation iPhone device, displacing incumbent supplier Infineon, according to reports originating in the Chinese press.

Intel To Infineon and beyond!

The US$1.4B deal is a good acquisition for Intel as it will enable it to better compete in the fast growing smartphone, Internet device and embedded markets. 

Intel scores US1.4B Infineon deal

Intel has ended weeks of speculation concerning the fate of German chipmaker Infineon’s mobile unit, stating today that it is to buy the business for US$1.4 billion. The world’s largest silicon vendor will operate Infineon’s Wireless Solutions Business (WLS) as a standalone unit, with the deal expected to close in the first quarter of 2011.

Infineon parts company with CFO

Semiconductor company Infineon announced the immediate departure of Marco Schroter, its chief financial officer, stating “differences in opinion over future company policy.”