News tagged: Broadcom

Broadcom Offering $130B For Qualcomm

Broadcom, a wireless chip maker, is officially offering $130 billion for Qualcomm. The deal would be the largest tech acquisition in history, but Broadcom is going to face a difficult negotiation period and likely fights with regulators. Its offer is a 30% premium.

Broadcom Might Acquire Qualcomm For $100 Billion

Qualcomm is a well-known company that makes chipsets and modems for mobile devices. It is mostly known for its Snapdragon lineup, but lately the company is dealing with a legal battle against Apple. Regardless of that, the company might be acquired by Broadcom, a wireless

64-bit Mobile SoCs Coming Sooner Than Expected

DigiTimes reported that industry's big shots, Qualcomm, NVIDIA, and even Broadcom are working round the clock to bring their own 64-bit ARM-based mobile SoCs sooner than planned. In fact, we might get to see demo (working) samples debut at CES, next year.

Broadcom Intros New Entry-Level HSPA+ SoC

Hot on the heels of Qualcomm's entry-level chips, Broadcom announced the BCM21664T, a dual-core ARM Cortex A9 SoC that's tailor-made for entry- and mid-range smartphones and tablets. It packs 3G HSPA+, is clocked at 1.20 GHz, and features VideoCore graphics.