Is Microsoft looking to buy silicon expertise?

Rumor: Where there’s smoke there could be fire

2012 Microsoft LogoIs Microsoft looking to purchase tech that they failed to develop internally? SemiAccurate has heard some credible rumors on this topic of late while researching other issues.

We will start this out by saying that SemiAccurate has no knowledge of anything definitive, just rumors from multiple sources that we feel are credible. To the best of our knowledge no new offers have been made but we feel strongly that the interest is real. On with the show.

Note: The following is analysis for professional level subscribers only.

Disclosures: Charlie Demerjian and Stone Arch Networking Services, Inc. have no consulting relationships, investment relationships, or hold any investment positions with any of the companies mentioned in this report.

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Charlie Demerjian is the founder of Stone Arch Networking Services and is a technology news site; addressing hardware design, software selection, customization, securing and maintenance, with over one million views per month. He is a technologist and analyst specializing in semiconductors, system and network architecture. As head writer of, he regularly advises writers, analysts, and industry executives on technical matters and long lead industry trends. Charlie is also available through Guidepoint and Mosaic. FullyAccurate