The board will discuss the next step
Valentine’s Day was quite hot as both Qualcomm and Broadcom senior management discussed the Broadcom acquisition proposal.
$120 billion offer
Broadcom plans to unveil a new $120 billion offer for Qualcomm in an attempt to pressure the US rival to the negotiating table.
Enemy of my enemy
Samsung is about to launch the Galaxy S9 and the US and Chinese version will use the Snapdragon 845. Samsung has been fighting Qualcomm with its own Exynos but the global patent cross-license agreement as well as a multi-year strategic relationship agreement sends a strong no-buy message to Broadcom.
Qualcomm takeover just became more complicated
The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating whether chipmaker Broadcom engaged in anticompetitive tactics in negotiations with customers, in an antitrust investigation which could make any merger with Qualcomm a little more difficult.
Updated: Fending off Broadcom
The financial future for Qualcomm in FY2019 is bright, according to a statement the company released today.
Samsung beats Chipzilla up
Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.
Fudzilla asked around
Over the last few weeks we've met with a few dozen Qualcomm and industry C level executives and of course discussed the potential Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm. The general conclusion is that this won't happen as Broadcom might profit from it at the big expense of Qualcomm.
Comment: This is not a merger it is an asset strip
It is starting to look like Broadcom's take over of Qualcomm will be less of a merger and more of an asset strip.
Hostile bid begins
Chipmaker Broadcom will take its first formal step on Monday toward a hostile bid to take over Qualcomm and will unveiling nominees who Qualcomm shareholders can vote on to replace the US semiconductor company’s board of directors.
Comment: Don your tin foil hat
This morning Apple’s official news agency Reuters ran a yarn about how beautiful life will be if Broadcom takes over Qualcomm.