NXP, Freescale in $40bn merger

NXP and Freescale have signed a definitive agreement under which NXP will merge with Freescale in a transaction which values the combined enterprise at $40billion. The deal values Freescale at $16.7billion, including its net debt.

  • NXP, Freescale to merge in $40billion deal

    NXP and Freescale have signed a definitive agreement under which NXP will merge with Freescale in a transaction which values the combined enterprise at $40billion. The deal values Freescale at $16.7billion, including its net debt.

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  • Processor family pushes intelligence to the edge of the network

    Networking specialist Cavium has launched the OCTEON Fusion-M family that spans from a single chip macrocell baseband device to a part which can be used in smart radio heads.

    OCTEON Fusion-M processors are single chip solutions that target next ...
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  • Ink jet printed filter set to separate Terahertz frequencies

    University of Utah engineers have discovered a new approach for designing filters capable of separating different frequencies in the terahertz spectrum. According to the team, the filter – which can be produced using an ink jet printer – could allow mobile ... Read More
  • Electrocomponents names new chief executive

    Lindsley Ruth will take over as group chief executive of Electrocomponents with effect from 1 April 2015, replacing the incumbent Ian Mason.

    Lindsley Ruth will take over as group chief executive of Electrocomponents with effect from 1 April 2015, ...
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