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American chipmaker Broadcom Inc. today announced that it has agreed to buy CA Technologies for $18.9 billion. It will finance the deal with cash on hands featuring $18 billion in new, fully-committed debt financing. The alliance scheduled to complete the legal formalities of acquisition by the fourth quarter of this year. Majorly eyeing on data center gears and processors, Broadcom’s purchase of a leading IT management software and solution provider has come as a surprise to the global trade analysts. Yet, the commendable growth of t...
IBM Research announced the most powerful chip ever created - the world’s first fully-functional 7 nanometer chip, with roughly four times the capacity of today’s most powerful chips. Relatively, competitors like Intel have been struggling for years to shrink their consumer chips down below 14-nanometers. The world’s largest semiconductor chip maker is making Herculean efforts to commercialize 10-nanometer chips. The research advance was made using silicon-germanium instead of pure silicon in major regions of the molecular-si...