Last week’s trivia answer
Founded in 1991 and based in California, I’m the world’s largest “fabless” semiconductor company, meaning that I design and market chips, while outsourcing their manufacturing. I rake in more than $7 billion annually, and nearly 100 percent of Internet traffic passes through at least one of my chips. I employ 10,000 people, three-quarters of whom are engineers. My products deliver voice, video, data and multimedia connectivity in the home, office and mobile realms. I’ve bought nearly 50 companies in the past 20 years. My intellectual property portfolio features 16,800 foreign and U.S. patents and applications. Who am I? (Answer: Broadcom) ¦
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