Qualcomm focuses on IoT as it agrees to buy chipset maker NXP Semiconductors for US$47bn

Qualcomm Inc. (NASDAQ: QCOM) and NXP Semiconductors N.V. (NASDAQ: NXPI) have today announced a definitive agreement, unanimously approved by the boards of directors of both companies, under which Qualcomm will acquire NXP for a share price valuing NXP at US$47 billion.

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Time for car makers to face new challenges, says Ptolemus Consulting following Jeep ‘hackjack’

You may have seen the article and video in Wired about hackers gaining remote access to an SUV’s Controller Area Network (CAN)  through the Bluetooth interface of the Uconnect entertainment system. Here Alexandra Willard, director of Global Technology Practice at PTOLEMUS Consulting Group responds:

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TU-Automotive Europe

Event date: November 2-3, 2015 Stuttgart Stuttgart, Europe’s industrial automotive centre, will play host to the largest automotive tech event in 2015 – TU-Automotive Europe Conference & Exhibition (2-3 November, Stuttgarter Messe).

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GCT Semiconductor LTE Single-Chip now certified for LTE modules on Verizon Wireless network

San Jose, California, USA. (BUSINESS WIRE) — GCT Semiconductor, a designer and supplier of 4G mobile semiconductors, has announced that its LTE single-chip, GDM7240, has been certified for use in 4G LTE modules on the Verizon 4G LTE wireless network. Device makers seeking an LTE module can now benefit from faster time-to-market.

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