Broadcom has formally withdrawn its hostile takeover bid for Qualcomm after US President Donald Trump intervened to nix the deal.
US President Donald Trump has taken the unprecedented move to block Broadcom’s plans to acquire Qualcomm, citing security concerns and bringing to an end a long battle between the two chipset manufacturers.
Broadcom has brought forward its plans to redomicile in the US in an effort to smooth its path to buying Qualcomm, as the latter announced a management shake-up and redoubled its efforts to buy NXP.
Broadcom has accused Qualcomm of reaching “a new low” after the latter was ordered to delay its annual general meeting by a US regulator.
Qualcomm has accused Broadcom of "misleading" its shareholders, as the negotiations between the two companies about a takeover again descended into a war of words.
Qualcomm has slapped down yet another offer from Broadcom, after the latter slashed its price on the back of the former agreeing to pay more in its acquisition of NXP Semiconductors.
Deutsche Telekom, Swisscom and Telefónica have joined operators supporting a Qualcomm-backed platform to bring cellular connectivity to laptops, as the chipset maker made a plethora of pre-MWC announcements.
Qualcomm has increased its share offer to take over NXP, finally winning the agreement of the remaining recalcitrant shareholders.
Qualcomm has rejected Broadcom's latest takeover attempt but left the door open to future bids if they reflect what it sees as the true value of the company.
Qualcomm has met with Broadcom to discuss the ongoing $146 billion takeover saga, and made its latest product announcements ahead of Mobile World Congress.
Qualcomm has started sampling its new Category 20 LTE modem to device manufacturers, which will support speeds of up to 2GBps.
Qualcomm signalled a more cordial tone while rejecting Broadcom’s latest takeover offer, as it announced a number of new handset deals for its 5G New Radio (5G NR) chipset.
Broadcom has made a take it or leave it offer for Qualcomm, offering cash and shares in a deal worth around $146 billion.
Nokia has launched a new end-to-end 5G network architecture that uses AI-based automation and claims to offer up to three times more data capacity per cell site, as well as 30 percent lower total cost of operation.
Qualcomm is planning to appeal the €997 million European Commission fine for "illegally shutting out" rivals from providing their LTE baseband chipsets to Apple's iPhones and iPads.
Qualcomm has accused Broadcom of making an "opportunistic, inferior" takeover bid that undervalues the company, ahead of a crucial meeting of shareholders.
Broadcom’s CEO has urged Qualcomm investors to support its new nominations for the chipmaker’s board amid growing takeover interest, as Samsung announced the launch of a new AI specific application processor.
Qualcomm has launched its latest Snapdragon mobile platform promising it will power the likes of augmented reality, on device artificial intelligence and "vault-like security".
Marvell has agreed to buy rival Cavium in a deal worth around $6 billion, as M&A activity in the semiconductor space continues.
Qualcomm has rejected a $130 billion takeover offer from semiconductor player Broadcom, claiming it “significantly undervalues” the company.
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