Broadcom and ARM Extend Licensing Deal
Broadcom and ARM today announced a newly-signed licensing agreement that gives Broadcom access to all of ARM's mobile processors, including its entire existing line and future lines. Terms weren't disclosed.
Samsung Signs Long-Term Agreement with ARM
Samsung plans to use ARM's graphic processing unit designs in its mobile devices for years to come. The company today signed a long-term agreement to license ARM's GPU designs, including the Mali-T820, T830, T860, T880, and all future Mali GPUs.
ARM Acquires Offspark
ARM today said it has acquired Offspark, a Dutch company that makes security software for the internet of things. ARM designs mobile processors, but also has an IoT platform called mbed.
Avago Technologies May Buy Broadcom
Avago Technologies is in advanced talks to acquire Broadcom, reports the Wall Street Journal. Terms of the deal are not yet available, and the Journal's sources say the deal may not be signed.
Broadcom Looking to Get Out Of the Baseband Business
Broadcom today indicated that it is looking to exit the cellular baseband radio-making business. The company is exploring strategic alternatives, including a potential sale or wind-down of its baseband business unit.