Feeds

Strike a light! Philips sells off semi division bit

There's bulbs in that there country

  • alert
  • submit to reddit

Top 5 reasons to deploy VMware with Tegile

Dutch company Phillips said today it will sell its CoolRunner line to Xilinx. It didn't say how much it will get for the transaction, but the letter of intent says the deal will be a done deal by July. The Philips semi people will be kept on by Xilinx, the Dutch company said. But Philips will keep Fast Zero Power technology and will manufacture CoolRunner products at its fabs in Europe and use the Taiwanese Semiconductor Manufacturing Corporation (TSMC) to fab them out. And Xilinx and Phillips will work on system-on-a-chip stuff. ® Register Fact from Eindhoven Whatever Philips does or not do, its future in lightbulbs is assured. It is a market leader in Europe. And coincidentally, Tulipomania, as originally reported here, is also a Dutch phenomenon. Strike a light.

Internet Security Threat Report 2014

More from The Register

next story
Facebook pays INFINITELY MORE UK corp tax than in 2012
Thanks for the £3k, Zuck. Doh! you're IN CREDIT. Guess not
DOUBLE BONK: Testy fanbois catch Apple Pay picking pockets
Users wail as tapcash transactions are duplicated
Happiness economics is bollocks. Oh, UK.gov just adopted it? Er ...
Opportunity doesn't knock; it costs us instead
Google Glassholes are UNDATEABLE – HP exec
You need an emotional connection, says touchy-feely MD... We can do that
YARR! Pirates walk the plank: DMCA magnets sink in Google results
Spaffing copyrighted stuff over the web? No search ranking for you
In the next four weeks, 100 people will decide the future of the web
While America tucks into Thanksgiving turkey, the world will be taking over the net
prev story

Whitepapers

Choosing cloud Backup services
Demystify how you can address your data protection needs in your small- to medium-sized business and select the best online backup service to meet your needs.
Forging a new future with identity relationship management
Learn about ForgeRock's next generation IRM platform and how it is designed to empower CEOS's and enterprises to engage with consumers.
Security for virtualized datacentres
Legacy security solutions are inefficient due to the architectural differences between physical and virtual environments.
Reg Reader Research: SaaS based Email and Office Productivity Tools
Read this Reg reader report which provides advice and guidance for SMBs towards the use of SaaS based email and Office productivity tools.
Storage capacity and performance optimization at Mizuno USA
Mizuno USA turn to Tegile storage technology to solve both their SAN and backup issues.