|Look at what Avago is up to?|
With the last three deals, Avago built out its business focused on big data centres, a red-hot market given the rise of Web services and cloud computing. Broadcom further extends that business with its big Ethernet switches and network processors, but also adds a significant mobile consumer component in chips for Wi-Fi routers and smartphones.
|Foxconn to setup multiple assembly plants in India|
In addition to secure the orders from Apple, setting up factories in India can bring a better understanding of the local Indian consumers and market conditions, it will benefit both Foxconn and Apple.
|TSMC keeps up with Capex spending|
TSMC has budgeted between US$10.5 billion and US$11 billion for this year’s capital expenditures, Wei said, compared with last year’s US$9.52 billion.
|Intel/Altera merger talk continue|
Earlier this year, Intel signed a standstill agreement with Altera that expires on June 1, giving the world's largest chipmaker the option to launch a hostile bid after that, Reuters reported in April.
|Samsung working on a Galaxy phone with foldable display|
Samsung’s smartphone with a “possibly foldable” dual-screen display is known internally as Project Valley or Project V, according to information obtained by SamMobile. The device is in the “extremely early stages of development,” so it’s not clear if or when it’ll become an actual commercial product.
|SureCore released first ultra-low power embedded SRAM IP|
Supporting an operating voltage range of 0.7-1.2V, the Single Port SRAM boasts dynamic power savings exceeding 50% of current commercial offerings. The IP also cuts static power by up to 35% with only a modest 10% area penalty.
|Study shows that data breach costs|
The average cost of a computer breach at large companies was $3.79 million globally. But for U.S.-based companies, the average cost was much higher at $6.5 million.
|Andriod smartphone connects to your car|
Similar to Apple’s reported CarPlay system, Android Auto connects a driver’s smartphone to their vehicle in order to access certain apps, like Google Maps or Spotify, by voice, steering wheel controls or touchscreen graphics on the dashboard.