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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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Broadcom Buys Renesas’ LTE Assets – IP, SoC & Engineers

TOKYO — Broadcom Corp. surprised many in the mobile industry Wednesday (Sept. 4) by announcing a definitive agreement to acquire LTE-related assets from Renesas Mobile. With the new acquisition deal, Broadcom, which has shipped no LTE products to date, will … Continue reading

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Termination of 4th Generation Modem Business

Renesas Electronics Corporation (Representative Director, Chairman and CEO, Hisao Sakuta, hereafter “Renesas”) and its wholly-owned subsidiary Renesas Mobile Corporation (Chief Executive Officer: Hideaki Chaki, hereafter “RMC”) have been reviewing the direction of its mobile business since this March. Renesas and … Continue reading

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Yoshida in China: How ST and Renesas blew it on mobile

SHANGHAI – Let’s face it. All along, we knew how this movie would end. The game is over for Western chip companies — except for a sole survivor and the mobile chip industry leader, Qualcomm. Earlier this week, upon returning … Continue reading

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