Samsung plans $116 billion investment in non-memory chips to challenge TSMC, Qualcomm

Wed, 24 Apr 2019 - 10:11 GMT

Samsung Electronics Co Ltd plans to invest $116 billion in non-memory chips through 2030, to cut its reliance on the volatile memory chip market and develop chips to power self-driving cars and AI-enabled devices.

Intel withdraws from 5G smartphone modem business

Wed, 17 Apr 2019 - 10:06 GMT

US electronics giant Intel said Tuesday it was withdrawing from the 5G smartphone modem business.

Qualcomm says Apple violating Chinese court order, despite new software

Tue, 18 Dec 2018 - 09:45 GMT

Apple reiterated its earlier statements that it believes it is in compliance with the court order.

Qualcomm says NXP deal is dead, even as China seen open to okaying it

Mon, 03 Dec 2018 - 09:27 GMT

But Qualcomm said there was no prospect for the acquisition to be revived.

Qualcomm to meet China regulators in push to clear $44B NXP deal

Sun, 27 May 2018 - 08:47 GMT

Qualcomm is likely to meet Chinese regulators before U.S. Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross arrives in China on Saturday,

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

Mon, 16 Apr 2018 - 07:57 GMT

The U.S. chipmaker has already received approval from eight of nine required global regulators to finalize the acquisition, with Chinese clearance the only one pending.

Trump blocks Broadcom's bid to buy Qualcomm

Tue, 13 Mar 2018 - 04:00 GMT

US President Donald Trump blocked Monday an unsolicited bid by Singapore-based Broadcom to take over smartphone chipmaker Qualcomm.

U.S. has ordered Broadcom to give notice of steps to redomicile

Sat, 10 Mar 2018 - 10:12 GMT

A U.S. national security panel has ordered Broadcom to provide it with five business days’ notice before taking any action toward redomiciling to the U.S.

Secretive U.S. security panel discussing Broadcom's Qualcomm bid

Tue, 27 Feb 2018 - 07:30 GMT

A national security panel that can stop mergers that could harm U.S. security has begun looking at Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom Ltd’s plan to take over rival Qualcomm Inc.

Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom's bid with sweetened NXP deal

Wed, 21 Feb 2018 - 07:58 GMT

Qualcomm on Tuesday unveiled a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors.

Proxy advisory firm ISS says Qualcomm should negotiate sale to Broadcom

Sun, 18 Feb 2018 - 07:19 GMT

U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc should try to negotiate a sale to Broadcom Ltd following the latter’s sweetened $121 billion offer, ISS said.

Broadcom scales back Qualcomm board challenge to simple majority

Wed, 14 Feb 2018 - 08:47 GMT

Broadcom cut the number of board seats it was trying to win at Qualcomm to six from 11.

Qualcomm, Broadcom plan to meet on February 14: sources

Mon, 12 Feb 2018 - 07:36 GMT

Qualcomm and Broadcom plan to meet on Wednesday to talk about the latter’s $121 billion acquisition offer.

Broadcom unveils $121B 'best and final' offer for Qualcomm

Tue, 06 Feb 2018 - 07:30 GMT

Broadcom Ltd made a $121 billion “best and final offer” on Monday to acquire Qualcomm Inc.

With Samsung deal, Qualcomm doubles down on licensing practices

Thu, 01 Feb 2018 - 07:32 GMT

Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday aimed to show shareholders that its licensing practices still have a future after having come under scrutiny from antitrust regulators.

Qualcomm signs $12 billion in China deals amid Trump visit

Thu, 09 Nov 2017 - 08:34 GMT

Qualcomm Inc (QCOM.O) has signed $12 billion worth of deals with three Chinese mobile handset makers on the sidelines of a state visit to Beijing by U.S. President Donald Trump.