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It’s a Big Deal: ADI & Maxim | Green Age E-Waste Land | One Inspirational Step

July 17, 2020

The Weekly Briefing podcast: Analog Devices buying Maxim Integrated is the largest corporate takeover initiated in the semiconductor industry in four years, but it’s not immediately clear why it has to happen. We talk with veteran business journalist Bolaji Ojo who explains why this is a brilliant maneuver by ADI. Also, the world creates 50 million tons of electronic waste every year; we talk with Back Market, a young company formalizing a process for refurbishing electronic devices so they won’t get trashed.