Qualcomm and SSW Partners reach definitive agreement to acquire Veoneer
Analysis: Superior value to Veoneer shareholders
Two months ago, Veoneer was still in talks with Magna to accept its acquisition offer of $31.25 per share in cash, however yesterday, Qualcomm and SSW Partners reached a definitive agreement to acquire Veoneer in an all-cash transaction valued at $37.00 per share.
Nvidia fails to submit paperwork to the European Commission
EC needs at least six months to decide
North Americans always wonder how much vacation Europeans take, and it looks like this behavior will affect Nvidia's attempt to acquire ARM for $40 billion. It is starting to look like this acquisition will take much longer than Jensen promised, and the European Commission regulatory body has to be very concerned about the potential Nvidia antitrust position. The matter has been addressed before.
Qualcomm acquires Nuvia
Analysis: Now has an in house custom CPU
Nuvia is a promising two-year-old startup with the outstanding possibility to disrupt the custom ARM-based CPU market. As of yesterday, Qualcomm has agreed to acquire them for around $1.4 billion.
AMD announces plans to acquire Xilinx
$35 billion biggest to date
News that AMD might acquire Xilinx was quite a surprise after the Nvidia–ARM consolidation, but not surprising. Using current stock and market value increase, AMD decided to make a strategic decision to play better in the data center, 5G, automotive, and fight against the Intel–Altera alliance.
Qualcomm and NXP to refile Chinese Regulatory Approval
Suddenly don’t like the proposal
China is not making it easy for Qualcomm and NXP and it has asked both companies to refile application for Chinese Regulatory Approval.
Amazon acquires Ring
One billion dollars
Amazon literally wants to enter into your house and now it controls the front door too.
Broadcom lowers its offer to $79
Qcom refused us at $82, let's offer less
The $82 per share offer from Broadcom is off the table, now the company is offering $79. This was initiated after Qualcomm reached an agreement to pay more for NXP.
Broadcom makes a Qualcomm offer
Fudzilla calls it highly unlikely
The part of Wall Street that covers IT is shaking as Broadcom - trading as Avgo - has made an official offer to take over Qualcomm at $70 per share in a $130 billion cash and stock deal.
AMD wants to make your VR headset wireless
Acquires Nitero millimeter wave company
You might seen we've writing about millimeter waves several times. and we usually attributed this term to 5G. AMD has just acquired Nitero, a millimeter wave company that wants to use this technology to cut the cord on your VR and AR headset.
AT&T to acquire Straight Path for $1.6 billion
After the 5G, 24 GHz and 39 GHz bands
AT&T has announced a plan to spend $1.6 billion to Straight Path Communications in an all-stock deal aimed at bulking up the carrier’s portfolio of millimeter wave spectrum. As you can imagine, you will need these bands for the 5G millimeter waves.