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Comcast, DirecTV vendor Entropic to lay off 10% of workforce

Entropic, the semiconductor company that supplies home networking technology to Comcast and DirecTV, said late Tuesday that it will cut 10 percent of its workforce.

Entropic buys Mobius Semiconductor for $13M

Home networking technology vendor Entropic said Thursday that it acquired mixed-signal semiconductor company Mobius Semiconductor for $13 million in cash.

Entropic files patent infringement suit against ViSX Systems

Entropic said it filed a patent infringement suit against Toronto-based ViXS Systems and its U.S. subsidiary, alleging that the company's products violate two of its patents involving home networking technology.

Technicolor, Entropic build set-top based on Comcast RDK

France's Technicolor and chip vendor Entropic said they are teaming up to build a thin client set-top that is based on Comcast's Reference Design Kit software.

Comcast, DirecTV supplier Entropic to cut 40 employees

Entropic, which supplies home networking technology to Comcast, DirecTV and other pay TV providers, said it plans to cut 40 employees.

DirecTV prepares to launch Genie DVR

DirecTV will soon begin marketing Genie, a high-definition DVR that can automatically record TV shows based on a subscriber's viewing habits, VP of Public Relations Darris Gringeri told  FierceCable  Wednesday.

Liberty Global deploys Horizon TV platform with Samsung, Intel, NDS technology

John Malone's Liberty Global is beginning to deploy Horizon TV, an advanced digital video platform that relies on video gateways manufactured by Samsung, middleware and a user interface from NDS and a video-on-demand system powered by SeaChange International.

Entropic closes $65M deal for Trident's set-top box SOC business

Broadcom competitor Entropic Communications, which in January bid for the set-top box system-on-a-chip (SoC) assets and intellectual property from bankrupt Trident Microsystems, has closed the deal.

Entropic to buy Trident Microsystems set-top assets for $65M

Entropic Communications said Monday that it had won a bid to acquire Trident Microsystems' set-top box (STB) system-on-a-chip (SoC) assets for $65 million, which is $10 million more than its original