Broadcom lowers its offer to $79
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 15:35

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.

Sweetened NXP deal might see Broadcom off
Published in News
Wednesday, 21 February 2018 10:47

Sweetened NXP deal might see Broadcom off


Qualcomm might have made a clever move

Qualcomm might have done a cunning manoeuvre to see off Broadcom's takeover by paying a bit more than expected for NXP.

Pressure building for Qualcomm to negotiate Broadcom deal
Published in Processors


ISS says the money is still not good enough

Proxy advisory firm Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS) said that Qualcomm should try to negotiate a sale to Broadcom

Qualcomm met with Broadcom
Published in Mobiles
Wednesday, 14 February 2018 23:06

Qualcomm met with Broadcom


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.

Broadcom plans to raise Qualcomm bid
Published in News
Monday, 05 February 2018 12:17

Broadcom plans to raise Qualcomm bid


$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.

Samsung extends cross license with Qualcomm
Published in Mobiles
Friday, 02 February 2018 11:10

Samsung extends cross license with Qualcomm


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.

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation
Published in News
Thursday, 18 January 2018 12:41

Broadcom faces antitrust investigation


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.

Qualcomm forecasts bright future
Published in News
Tuesday, 16 January 2018 16:44

Qualcomm forecasts bright future


Updated: Fending off Broadcom

The financial future for Qualcomm in FY2019 is bright, according to a statement the company released today.

Intel knocked off number one chip slot
Published in News
Thursday, 04 January 2018 18:43

Intel knocked off number one chip slot


Samsung beats Chipzilla up

Figures just in from the Gartner Group showed that Samsung was the leader in chip sales in 2017.

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen
Published in Mobiles
Thursday, 21 December 2017 10:13

Broadcom buying Qualcomm just won’t happen


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.