Qualcomm could become king of the road if it buys NXP | Robotics & Automation News

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NXP itself last year bought Freescale for $12 billion. The deal gave NXP access to the market for micro-controllers, in which Freescale is one of the leading companies.And in a separate, similarly large deal, Japanese communications colossus SoftBank recently agreed to buy the British chip designer ARM for $32 billion. Although this website is more about technology than finance, these deals likely have implications for the types of robotics and automation technologies which will emerge in the future.Board at work  A “leaked” picture of Apple A10 processor for the iOS devices, as published on BGR.comQualcomm is estimated to be the leader in the market for smartphone processors, with around 30 to 40 per cent share, depending on the type of processor we’re talking about.Other companies doing well in smartphones are Mediatek, and Apple – yes, Apple makes smartphone applications processors, apparently.

Source: Qualcomm could become king of the road if it buys NXP | Robotics & Automation News

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