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last year). Its NFC chips are part of an identification chip business that produced Q2 sales of $343M (+1% Y/Y). Broadcom is a leading NFC chip rival. Apple has been the biggest mobile OEM to oppose NFC. Though usage has been low in the U.S
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breakeven will "remain challenging," given demand is shifting towards 4G phones faster than Marvell can ramp 4G baseband volumes, and that Qualcomm and MediaTek provide tough competition. Broadcom can sympathize. Post your comment!
Broadcom Corporation (NASDAQ: BRCM ) declares $0.12/share quarterly dividend , in line with previous. Forward yield 1.27% Payable Sept. 15; for shareholders of record Aug. 29; ex-div Aug. 27. Post your comment!
By Wall Street Breakfast : Economy Due to the recent opening of its energy industry , which has been locked under state monopoly since 1938, Mexico now expects to pull in $50.5B in new private and foreign investment by 2018. Companies will be able to bid on contracts under the so-called "Round One"
650 people. The acquisition broadens Intel's product line within a competitive network processor market that also features Broadcom , Marvell, Cavium, and Freescale, among others. The chip giant bought Ethernet switch processor startup Fulcrum Microsystems
By Stephen Simpson, CFA : In a quarter that has turned sour for many semiconductor investors, Cavium (NASDAQ: CAVM ) has come through again with a solid beat-and-raise performance. Cavium is still a small company with a pretty concentrated business, but the opportunity for purpose-built solutions
already invested $15M in Xpliant, the net purchase price is $75M. Xpliant competes in a crowded market: Major rivals include Broadcom (the market leader), Intel, and Marvell. It also indirectly competes against the internal ASIC designs of switch vendors
continue declining, the company is counting on Ethernet-related sales (a double-digit % of revenue following the purchase of Broadcom 's Ethernet controller unit), along with its budding storage ASIC business, to help drive growth. CFO Jean Hu previously