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Broadcom Showcases End-to-End Automotive Connectivity Portfolio at Detroit SAE Convergence Event

October 20, 2014

Live Demonstration of Industry Leading Wired and Wireless Solutions Powering the World's Top Automotive Brands

Broadcom Announces Conference Call to Review Third Quarter 2014 Financial Results

October 7, 2014

Hosts Call October 21, 2014 at 1:45 p.m. Pacific Time; 4:45 p.m. Eastern Time

Broadcom Introduces Industry's First 40GbE Quad Port Gearbox PHY

October 6, 2014

New Ultra Compact, Low Power Gearbox PHY Optimized for Use with StrataXGS® Tomahawk™ Switch Series

Broadcom Delivers Industry's First High-Density 25/100 Gigabit Ethernet Switch for Cloud-Scale Networks

September 24, 2014

Now Sampling to Customers, New StrataXGS® Tomahawk™ Series Delivers 3.2 Tbps Bandwidth with Comprehensive SDN Control and Visibility Features

Broadcom Enables Industry's First 20 nm 100G Coherent PHY

September 22, 2014

NTT Electronics Leverages Broadcom's Analog IP and Process Technology to Drive Next Generation Coherent Pluggable Optical Modules

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Have Wi-Fi, Will Travel: Wi-Fi Alliance Improves Passpoint for Better on-the-go Experiences

By Aaron Schmidt | October 10, 2014 | 0 Comments

As a growing number of consumers rely on connected smartphones to manage their daily tasks – both work and play – the availability of widespread, robust Wi-Fi connections becomes important. To meet those demands, a growing number of “managed,” or “service provider,” Wi-Fi networks are starting to be being offered by cable companies, ISPs and even by savvy retailers and businesses.

Consumers benefit because they get easy access to a reliable Wi-Fi connection wherever they roam. In exchange, businesses get …

CEO Scott McGregor: “Companies Need to Create Cultures Where Women Can Do Their Best Work”

By Sarah Murry | October 9, 2014 | 0 Comments

Editor’s Note: This week, Broadcom President and Chief Executive Officer Scott McGregor joined a fireside chat at the Anita Borg Institute’s Technical Executive Forum at the Grace Hopper Celebration of Women in Computing for a spotlight discussion on “Leading Change from the Top.” Moderated by Robin Abrams, Board Member of FactSet, HCLTechnologies, Sierra Wireless and Lattice Semi-Conductor, the talk discussed ways in which companies can create cultures where women can do their best work, including sharing practices and strategies for

Industry Watchers See New Data Center Configurations, Cost Savings Potential for StrataXGS® Tomahawk

By Aaron Schmidt | October 1, 2014 | 0 Comments

Broadcom recently invited market analysts and tech bloggers to a lab in San Jose, Calif. for a first-hand look at its new Ethernet switch family, StrataXGS® Tomahawk™.

In the works for some time, the Tomahawk switch family earned high marks from the handful bloggers and reporters who follow embedded silicon players in the industry.

Among other features, they noted its ability to scale, its cost savings potential, and a feature set that enables a smooth transition to software defined networking …

Introducing Tomahawk: New StrataXGS® Series Scales Up the Cloud

By Christian Plante | September 24, 2014 | 0 Comments

Not all data centers are created equal – and for good reason. Big Internet sites with massive amounts of data, as well as a large flow of users – think Google, Facebook and Amazon – have different needs than smaller websites. 

Companies of large magnitude invest in building what the technology industry refers to as “massively scalable data centers,” which enable the apps or other products they offer over the Internet to be widely deployed with breathtaking speed.

For these …

Broadcom Records Best Score Yet in Latest Carbon Disclosure Project Report Thanks to Better Utility Tracking

By Sarah Murry | September 23, 2014 | 0 Comments

With the polar vortex still in recent memory for East Coasters and California mired in unprecedented drought, our role in the changing climate is top of mind.

As individuals, the everyday actions we take to help the environment — shorter showers, turning off lights and raising the thermostat — can make a difference, but what makes those small actions powerful is their collective impact.

For companies the size of Broadcom, the principle is the same: small changes can have measurable …

In the News

Starting Gun Sounds in Race to 10Gbps Home Wi-Fi

April 17, 2014

Rethink Wireless
Broadcom announced the guts for a new kind of home router that is says will zip information around the house at up to 3.2 gigabits per second, about twice what a current, high-end home Wi-Fi device can do.

Wi-Fi Gets Another Boost: Broadcom Plans to Double its Speed this Year

April 17, 2014

Venture Beat
Semiconductor giant Broadcom is announcing today that it is creating new chips that could double the speed of Wi-Fi wireless networks. That means wireless networks are still evolving as the whole industry is trying to deal with an expected tsunami of mobile data in the coming years.

Retailers to Benefit from 5G Wi-Fi

April 15, 2014

Connected World
The BCM43462 SoC will contain Broadcom’s new AccuLocate technology which provides sub-meter accuracy on exact physical locations. That comes as good news to component suppliers who will look to be major players in the indoor location market, which analysts predict will hit $4 billion by 2018 thanks to demand for such services by shopping malls, airports, department stores, and stadiums.

Broadcom's New Chip Brings GPS to Smartwatches without Killing the Battery

February 20, 2014

Engadget
Mobile World Congress kicks off next week, so it's high time that the behind the scenes players showed off what'll linger beneath the aluminum and Gorilla Glass of next-generation devices.

Broadcom Intros Global Location Chip for Fitness Wearables

February 20, 2014

PC Magazine
Broadcom on Thursday unveiled a global location chip built for wearable devices ahead of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona next week.

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