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Riot 261: Around The Web Roundup

// M&A, Strategies, Alliances // Infineon has acquired Cypress Semi for $10bn, at a 55% premium over Cypress’ share price in the week before the news began to leak. This is another gigantic bit of semiconductor consolidation, and Infineon is now the owner of Broadcom’s old WICED Bluetooth and WiFi IP. // Forecasts, Surveys. Reports, & Blue-Sky Thinking // Frost & Sullivan reports that manufacturers are using less than 5% of the operational data they generate, due to improper data management strategies, limited expertise, and a lack of resources. // Hardware // Dialog Semi has unveiled the FC9000 SoC, a WiFi design that aims to replace the need for low-power wireless protocols like Bluetooth, Z-Wave and Zigbee, and more importantly,…

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