Marvell completes acquisition of Cavium

In a post last year, we covered how Marvell has designs on Cavium. The deal has now been completed, with Marvell announcing yesterday (6 July 2018) the deal’s completion. “The next wave of semiconductor growth will be fueled by advancements in the data economy. Applications such as AI, 5G, Cloud, automotive, and edge computing all…

Qualcomm doesn’t like Broadcom’s bid

Qualcomm has firmly rebuffed Broadcom‘s bid for them. (Broadcom plans $103bn takeover of Qualcomm.) In a strongly worded press-release Qualcomm’s Board of Directors have rejected Broadcom’s unsolicited bid, and stood behind CEO Steve Mollenkopf, and his plans for the future of Qualcomm. “The Board and Management are singularly focused on driving value for Qualcomm’s shareholders.…