US semiconductor company claims Huawei tried to steal its technology

Huawei has faced quite a bit of pushback in the US as lawmakers and government agencies continue to claim the company and its potential connections to the Chinese government pose a security threat to the country. But the company is also now receiving pressure from California-based firm CNEX Labs, which claims Huawei has been trying […]

Dialog Semiconductor is acquiring Silego for up to $306 million in IoT push

(Reuters) — Germany’s Dialog Semiconductor is to acquire California-based Silego Technology for up to $ 306 million, helping to strengthen its position in the market for the so-called Internet of Things. Dialog’s business is largely focused on power management chips used in mobile phones by companies like Apple. Seeking to reduce that dependence, it wants […]

Samsung plans $18 billion South Korea investment to grow its semiconductor chip lead

Samsung Electronics has announced that it is pumping 20.4 trillion won ($ 18 billion) of new investment into growing its semiconductor manufacturing facilities in South Korea. While consumers may first associate the brand with smartphones and televisions, Samsung is the world’s largest producer of memory chips. According to data compiled by Bloomberg, semiconductors generated almost […]

Apple and Amazon reportedly to join Foxconn’s bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor chip unit

(Reuters) — Apple and Amazon will join Foxconn’s bid for Toshiba’s semiconductor business, the Nikkei business daily quoted Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou as saying on Monday. The two U.S. technology giants plan to “chip in funds”, Gou said, according the interview with the newspaper. It was not immediately clear if this would take the form […]