News tagged: Qualcomm

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

Qualcomm Files Lawsuit Against Apple In China

The legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple is growing with a new lawsuit filed in China, which Qualcomm hopes will lead to the iPhone being banned in the region. Bloomberg reports the patent-related lawsuit could lead to iPhone manufacturing and sales being blocked.

Qualcomm Facing A $774M Antitrust Fine

Due to alleged monopolistic practices in the cellular tech industry, Qualcomm is facing a $774 million antitrust fine in Taiwan. Regulatory officials say the company has a monopoly position in the CDMA, WCDMA, and LTE chipset markets and it has allegedly abused that position.