|Rumors for Qualcomm to acquire Xilinx |
Street Insider first reported the rumor of the offer, citing sources familiar with the matter, but didnít identify the bidder. Xilinx stock shot up 5.7% near the close Tuesday and was up a fraction in after-hours trading.
|Global Foundries' SiGe process now good for 5G RF |
The technology is optimized for customers who need improved performance solutions for automotive radar, satellite communications, 5G millimeter-wave base stations and other wireless and wireline communication network applications.
|NAND revenue fell|
The overall decrease in average selling prices (ASPs) is much greater than the total bit shipment growth for the first quarter. Consequently, branded NAND Flash manufacturers suffered an average quarterly revenue drop 2.9%, marking two consecutive quarters of decline.
|Kaysight beats estimate|
Keysight Technologies (NYSE: KEYS) on May 19 reported 2016 fiscal-year second-quarter profit of $88 million, equivalent to 61 cents a share, exceeding expectations of many analysts.
|Samsung announced 10nm 6GB LPDDR4 DRAM|
Manufactured on the 10nm architecture, these DRAM memory chips are going to boast better efficiency and are going to be powering up the next wave of smartphones and other tablets.
|Applied Material sales jumped|
Machines that make flash memory, used as storage in phones and tablets, provided 49 percent of Appliedís total of $1.97 billion in chip equipment orders. That area is being boosted by the switch to chips called 3D Nand. Companies that manufacture smartphone displays also flooded Appliedís order books.