Is Apple dumb enough to eat its own dog food?

article-0-0046BCC800000258-169_468x450The dark satanic rumour mill has manufactured a hell on earth yarn which claims that the fruity cargo cult Apple is about to ditch Intel Skylake chips for something it cooked up on its own campus.

To be fair the rumour was started in the Tame Apple Press which has been baying at Apple to come up with its own chip like punters in a Geordie bar fight encouraging fisticuffs from one patron after another patron dissed his missus.… Read the rest

Chip company mergers and acquisitions reach $80 billion

intel_ireland_semiconductor_chip_fab_300mm_waferInterest in writing cheques for chipmakers through mergers and acquisitions (M&As) is expected to pick up.

Chipmakers have already announced over $80 billion worth of M&As in 2015.

Chipmakers are acquiring peers to expand capacity and capabilities ahead of an explosion in demand for all kinds of semiconductors necessitated by the Internet of Things.… Read the rest