The company is interested in acquiring Renesas' LSI chip production facility and converting it to a CMOS sensor facility.
Apple may be looking to acquire a unit of Renesas Electronics that makes LCD chips for mobile devices, according to a Nikkei report. The deal could be worth close to half a billion dollars.
Sony could double the number of sensors it supplies to Apple if it cements a deal as a supplier for a new iPhone.
DRAM has been around a long, long time. Is MRAM the next big memory thing?
Semiconductor firm Renesas Electronic is buying the unit, which includes LTE, HSPA, and GSM technologies and patents.
Automotive News reports on how earthquake damage in Japan could be affecting the supply of automotive electronic components.
In an in-depth interview, Henry Samueli predicts a lot more bits in our future with multigigabit Wi-Fi, LTE, and home broadband. Moore's Law is a tougher challenge, but Broadcom plans high-end CPUs, too.
Leaks about a so-called "iPad-mini" continue to trickle out from Asia-based publications, which in turn are apparently getting their information from component manufacturers.
The first devices that take advantage of the new standard's 10Gbps data-transfer speed should arrive in 2014. Too bad for Thunderbolt.
A higher-wattage variation of USB means you could use it to charge your laptop, not just your phone. The first devices supporting the standard could arrive this year.