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Irvine chip giant lays off 1,150

Irvine-based connectivity chip giant Broadcom Corp. is laying off 1,150 people globally. Most of the cuts are related to the wireless business Broadcom purchased from Japanese chip maker Renesas Electronics Corp., but they also reflect a global restructuring. According to … Continue reading

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Broadcom Begins Layoffs in LTE, Modem Design

Broadcom is initiating widespread layoffs from its LTE and modem design teams both in the U.S. and overseas, according to sources familiar with the situation. The move comes just days after the company closed a $164 million deal to acquire … Continue reading

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Inside Broadcom’s bid for Beceem

SAN JOSE, Calif. – Beceem Communications has a solid team and solid financials, but not exactly the right product to get Broadcom Corp. into mainstream LTE markets quickly. But given Broadcom belief the 4G technology won’t be widespread in handsets … Continue reading

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