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Qualcomm to refile China antitrust application for $44 bn NXP takeover

U.S.-based chipset maker Qualcomm will refile an application with the China government to clear its $44 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors, giving regulators more...
Xiaomi smartphone in India and China

Xiaomi uses IDT chipset for MI MIX 2S smartphone

Integrated Device Technology (IDT) has supplied its latest wireless charging transmitter and receiver chipset to Xiaomi Mobile for its smartphone MI MIX 2S and wireless charging pad...
Apple for telecom operators

Apple may replace Intel chips in Macs with its own

Devices major Apple is planning to use its own chips in Mac computers beginning as early as 2020, replacing processors from Intel, Bloomberg reported....

China cuts tax for domestic chipmakers amid trade tensions with US

China said its finance ministry has introduced tax breaks for chip makers made in the country. The focus is to reduce dependence on foreign...
Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm with Steve Mollenkopf and without Paul Jacobs faces credibility issue?

US-based semiconductor company Qualcomm will be managed by its 10-member board that excludes founder’s son Paul Jacobs and includes CEO Steve Mollenkopf, who did...
Qualcomm director Paul Jacobs

What’s next for Paul Jacobs after leaving from Qualcomm?

Qualcomm said former executive chairman Paul Jacobs will be leaving from the board of directors of the semiconductor company. Paul Jacobs in a statement said...
Broadcom and Qualcomm

Broadcom looks to smaller deals as Qualcomm buy hits roadblock

Broadcom will pursue smaller acquisitions of chipmakers after it failed buy rival Qualcomm for $117 billion, Reuters reported. Read the latest telecom news
Samsung IoT solutions

Samsung to start building new China memory chip line this month

Samsung Electronics plans to begin building a new memory chip production line in China in late March. Read the latest telecom news
Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm caught between Washington and Beijing: Reuters

Qualcomm, blocked this week from a takeover bid by Broadcom amid national security fears, will depend on China for two-thirds of its revenue. Read...

Broadcom issue may cut Chinese Silicon Valley investment: Reuters

U.S. President Donald Trump’s move to block Broadcom from the takeover of U.S.-based Qualcomm threatens to cut crucial Chinese investment in the country’s start-up...
Broadcom Qualcomm deal

Broadcom ends $117 bn bid for Qualcomm after President Trump blocks deal

Singapore-based Broadcom withdrew its $117 billion bid to acquire rival semiconductor company Qualcomm. Two days back, U.S. President Donald Trump blocked the attempt citing...

Bank fee potential slashed as US ends Broadcom’s Qualcomm takeover: Reuters

Banks that signed on to provide $100 billion bridge loan to back Broadcom’s $117 billion takeover of Qualcomm will earn starkly less than planned...
Cellular towers in China

Donald Trump to cut China investments with Broadcom block: Bloomberg

The Donald Trump administration is considering clamping down on Chinese investments in the US and imposing tariffs on a range of its imports to...
Qualcomm for 5G

Qualcomm to face more troubles: Bloomberg

Though U.S. President Donald Trump issued an executive order blocking Broadcom from acquiring Qualcomm, the troubles will continue for Qualcomm. Read the latest semiconductor...
Broadcom Qualcomm deal

Broadcom CEO will shift target after Qualcomm halt: Reuters

Broadcom CEO Hock Tan is unlikely to put the brakes on an acquisition spree after its $117 billion bid for Qualcomm was blocked by...
Broadcom CEO Hock Tan

Broadcom CEO’s chipset plans halted by Donald Trump: Bloomberg

Broadcom CEO Hock Tan won over Qualcomm shareholders to his plan for consolidating the chip industry. But Donald Trump, the president of the U.S....



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