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Cavium Joins The SDN Chip Set With Xpliant Acquisition

Chipmaker Cavium is buying its way into the SDN components market with the $75 million acquisition of high-density Ethernet switching silicon startup Xpliant Inc., a "stealth mode" company in which it has already invested.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

EETimes

Broadcom Cuts 2,500 jobs | EE Times

Broadcom will lay off about 2,500 employees as part of a decision on June 2 to exit the cellular baseband business for which it could not find a buyer.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Broadcom, Wireless, Emerging Technology, Science / Technology, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth

Mon Jul 28, 2014

The Orange County Register

Broadcom to lose 240 Irvine jobs

Chip maker Broadcom is planning to cut 240 jobs at its Irvine headquarters, and 630 throughout California, as the company winds down its cellular baseband business, according to layoff notices sent to the state.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Electronics, Champion Technologies, Beceem Communications, Chemicals, Broadcom

BroadcastNewsroom

Broadcom HEVC Technology Powers India's First Ultra HD Set-top...

Tata Sky, a leading Direct-to-Home provider in , and Technicolor , a worldwide technology leader in the media and entertainment sector, have teamed to design and deploy the region's first 4K STBs, planned for mass deployment throughout India in 2015 .

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Broadcom

Fri Jul 25, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Strength In Infrastructure, Broadband And Connectivity Solutions Will Drive Broadcom's Future Growth

Last month, Broadcom announced its decision to exit the cellular baseband business on account of intense competition in the market.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Electronics, Champion Technologies, Beceem Communications, Chemicals, Broadcom

EETimes

Re: Tough choices, murky history

I see, I don't follow this market closely...if Broadcome and Qualcomm don't do that well who is?...players in China? companies that refuse to pay royalties? @kris: it looks to me that Broadcom may have made the right decision, considering the tough market environment in the mobile business.

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Related Topix: Qualcomm, Semiconductors, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Electronics, Champion Technologies, Chemicals, Broadcom

My ESM

Broadcom Cuts 2,500 jobs

Broadcom will lay off about 2,500 employees as part of a decision on June 2 to exit the cellular baseband business for which it could not find a buyer.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Emerging Technology, Search Engines, Startups, Intel

Thu Jul 24, 2014

Freshnews

Broadcom Corporation to Offer Senior Notes

Broadcom Corporation today announced its intention to offer, subject to market and other conditions, two tranches of Senior Notes due 2024 and 2044 under an effective shelf registration statement on Form S-3, on file with the Securities and Exchange Commission.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Champion Technologies, Beceem Communications, Chemicals, Corporate / Securities Law, Law

DarkVision Hardware

Broadcom exits baseband business leaving Qualcomm as sole major player

VR Zone informs us that Broadcom decided to leave the cellular baseband market, the company is shutting down the division and laying off 2500 of its employees.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors

EETimes

Re: Broadcom Cuts 2,500 jobs

As far as I know, vacation is currently untracked, which means no payout when you quit or are laid off.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Beceem, Startups, Dune Networks, Electronics, Champion Technologies, Beceem Communications, Chemicals, Broadcom

Wed Jul 23, 2014

SchaeffersResearch.com

Analyst Upgrades: Microsoft Corporation, Broadcom Corporation, and Intuitive Surgical, Inc.

In fact, the stock -- which settled at $44.83 on Tuesday -- could be aiming for a new 14-year high, thanks to a well-received second-quarter earnings report.

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Related Topix: Startups, Intuitive Surgical, Microsoft, Semiconductors, Electronics, Day Trading, Financial Markets, Personal Finance

TheStreet.com

Why Broadcom (BRCM) Stock Is Gaining Today

The company, which is a global leader in semiconductor solutions for wired and wireless communications, reported net revenue of $2.04 billion, which was in-line with the consensus estimate of $2.05 billion.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors

Tue Jul 22, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Broadcom's (BRCM) CEO Scott McGregor on Q2 2014 Results - Earnings Call Transcript

Welcome to the Broadcom Q2 2014 Earnings Call. My name is Adrienne, and I'll be your operator for today's call.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors

Re/code

Broadcom Cuts 2,500 Jobs as It Winds Down Baseband Unit

Broadcom Corp said on Tuesday it is winding down its money-losing cellular baseband chip business and cutting one-fifth of its total workforce, instead of selling the unit.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Irvine, CA

Reuters

UPDATE 2-Broadcom cuts 2,500 jobs in wind-down of baseband unit

Broadcom Corp said on Tuesday it is winding down its money-losing cellular baseband chip business and cutting one-fifth of its total workforce, instead of selling the unit.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Irvine, CA

The Motley Fool

Broadcom Beats Q2 Estimates Thanks to Leaner Business Model

The designer of communications-focused semiconductors saw sales decline 2% year-over-year to $2.0 billion.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors, Apple, Startups

Wall Street Journal

Broadcom's Second-Quarter Loss Narrows Sharply

Broadcom Corp. on Tuesday said its second-quarter loss narrowed sharply despite write-downs related to its planned exit from its cellular-chip business.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Seeking Alpha

Growth In Broadband And Infrastructure To Offset Decline In Broadcom's Wireless Revenue In Q2 2014

Leading semiconductor provider for wired and wireless communications Broadcom will announce its Q2 2014 earnings on July 22. Despite a marginal decline in its Q1 2014 revenue, we believe the company performed well in a seasonally down quarter.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, CPU, Science / Technology

BroadcastNewsroom

Videocon d2h Chooses Broadcom to Deliver HD Satellite Service to Growing India Pay-TV Market

Broadcom's BCM7358 HD satellite STB SoC enables Videocon d2h to accelerate deployment of HD satellite STBs to subscribers throughout the region while reducing design complexity, size and overall system cost.

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Related Topix: Semiconductors, Electronics, Broadcom, Digital Video Recorders, CPU, Science / Technology

Sun Jul 20, 2014

Indian Television

Is India ready for HD Hevc set top boxes?

MUMBAI: India may be struggling with completing the strenuous task of digitising the close to 9.4 crore cable TV homes, but when it comes to keeping pace with technology as compared to the rest of the world, we are not very far behind.

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Related Topix: Electronics, Semiconductors

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