Sunday, November 29, 2009

buying, selling, merging, spinning-off and renaming

We constantly hear of semiconductors companies being acquired by other semiconductor companies. For a student who has just entered the workforce, it might be a bit diffuclt for him/her to assimilated the whole scene and identify each player under various categories - micros, mempories, RF etc. The diagram prepared by the folks at EFT ON is a nice way to visualize whats been happening so far: