The amount of time it’s taking for chip-starved companies to get orders filled stretched to 21 weeks in August.
Nvidia is likely to seek EU antitrust approval for its $54-billion takeover of British chip designer ARM early next month, with regulators expected to launch a full-scale investigation after a preliminary review.
The Trump administration proposed new regulations on Tuesday to toughen national security reviews of foreign investments in US companies involved in technology and infrastructure.
Qualcomm has said that telecommunications service providers need to jump on new technology coming to Wi-Fi or risk losing the chance to exploit the flood of data being created by their customers.
Broadcom has agreed to buy Symantec’s division that serves business customers for $10.7-billion in cash, adding software designed to keep hackers out of corporate systems.
Symantec and Broadcom have halted their discussions for a proposed merger as the two sides couldn’t agree on a price, according to people familiar with the matter.
Broadcom is in advanced talks to buy cybersecurity firm Symantec, according to people familiar with the matter, seeking a further expansion into the more profitable software business.
The Donald Trump administration widened its dragnet this week on Chinese companies in a push to slow China’s technological advances. But the plan might backfire.
US President Donald Trump’s move to put Huawei on an export blacklist threatens to shake the entire telecommunications industry.
The news that Google and US chip makers have frozen the supply of critical software and components to Huawei will have severe consequences for businesses and consumers, including in South Africa. By Duncan McLeod.