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Broadcom abandons its pursuit of Qualcomm

Broadcom has formally abandoned its attempt to acquire rival chip maker Qualcomm after US President Donald Trump blocked the deal citing national security risks.
“Although we are disappointed with this

Trump blocks world’s biggest-ever tech deal

US President Donald Trump issued an executive order on Monday blocking Broadcom from pursuing its hostile takeover of Qualcomm, scuttling a US$117bn deal that had been scrutinised by a secretive panel over the

Intel may bid for Qualcomm suitor Broadcom

Intel is considering a bid for Broadcom as part of a range of acquisition alternatives in reaction to the Singapore-based chip maker’s bid for US rival Qualcomm, the Wall Street Journal reported, citing people familiar with

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s $121bn hostile bid

Qualcomm’s board has unanimously rejected a higher acquisition offer from Broadcom, spurning the largest technology takeover bid in history and likely leaving the future of the hostile US$121bn proposal to be decided by

Broadcom sweetens its Qualcomm bid to $121bn

Broadcom has raised its bid for Qualcomm to about $121bn, in an attempt to force what could be the largest-ever technology deal. The new offer of $82 a Qualcomm share will be Broadcom’s final offer, according

Qualcomm fined €1bn over Apple chip payments

Qualcomm has been fined €997m by the European Union for paying Apple to shun rival chips in its iPhones. The largest maker of chips that help run smartphones “paid billions of US dollars to a key customer, Apple

Qualcomm takes aim at Intel in PC processors

Qualcomm is taking another stab at breaking into the market for PC with a range of new devices it says will stay connected and run all day on one battery charge. The world’s largest mobile-phone chip maker showed off laptops from Asustek