The present set of news is covering the events of the industry that happened within the July timeframe.
A big merge is soaring on a horizon. Nvidia is going to buy ARM from SoftBank for more than $32 billion. The deal may jump in the top five biggest tech deals in history. Before it happens ARM hustles to cut off the IoT business from the division designing IC cores.
Another big deal is coming from the world of silicon. Analog Devices is hoping to acquire Maxim Integrated for about $21 billion. Make your bets ladies and gentlemen!
Traditionally it is impossible to ignore Huawei. The company is losing a huge strategical deal in the UK, but still showing good financial results despite all. Moreover, the mobile division of Huawei has even overtaken Samsung globally.
Solutions and technology
The biggest blowup of the month. Intel delayed the start of 7 nm production. The company tried to mitigate the negative reactions, but the frustration of the market was huge. Some key people eventually have lost their titles. However, the 11th CPU generation is coming as it was planned on September 2nd.
At the same time, AMD came up with their first 7 nm chips Ryzen 4000 for desktops. Unfortunately, the processors will not be available for private users anytime soon.
DDR5 specification has been introduced by JEDEC and can be bought for only $369.
The specification of Thunderbolt 4 standard was unveiled by Intel. It is already going to be faster than the future USB 4.0.
A short analytical overview of the current state of Intel surrounded by competitors with much more positive dynamics.