#<p><strong><a href="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Screen-Shot-2015-04-13-at-14.29.15-e1428931791907.png"><img class="alignleft size-medium wp-image-157775" src="http://www.techeye.net/wp-content/uploads/2015/04/Screen-Shot-2015-04-13-at-14.29.15-300x293.png" alt="Picture courtesy of Wikimedia Commons" width="300" height="293" /></a>ON Semiconductor</strong> has paid $2.4 billion to buy venerable Fairchild Semiconductor.</p>
<p>The move reflects the considerable consolidation in the semiconductor market over the last few years.</p>
<p>Fairchild is one of the earliest semiconductor companies, and its line of business is more or less completely different from ON.… <a href="http://www.techeye.net/chips/on-semi-buys-fairchild-semi" class="read-more">Read the rest</a></p>

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