The Week In Review: Design/IoT

Intel completed its $16.7 billion acquisition of Altera this week. Check out our analysis of why this may be the most important M&A deal of 2015 for the semiconductor industry, and the challenges faced in making it work. NXP uncorked its latest multi-protocol NFC frontend, incorporating ISO/IEC 15693, Felica, MIFARE and ISO/IEC 14443A/B. According to NXP, it delivers four times more outp... » read more