NEW YORK ( TheStreet) -- Since 1982, I have been writing about Moore's Law, the idea that semiconductor chips can get better-and-better, faster-and-faster. ( Intel ( INTC) now maintains the original 1965 Gordon Moore article
Micron shares are trading up over 125% in the past 12 months.
Investment into late-stage Israeli startups rose to $2.9 billion in 2016 from $2.4 billion in 2015
M&A deals in the semiconductor industry totaled more than $98 billion in 2016, but analysts say this year could be even more ripe for consolidation, especially for self-driving car technology.