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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion takeover bid; claims offer is 'dramatically' undervalued
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Qualcomm rejects Broadcom's $103 billion takeover bid; claims offer is 'dramatically' undervalued

Broadcom made its unsolicited bid last week in its efforts to become the dominant supplier of chips used in the 1.5 billion or so smartphones.

Qualcomm plans to reject Broadcom's $103 billion buyout; says $70 per share bid undervalues the company
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Qualcomm plans to reject Broadcom's $103 billion buyout; says $70 per share bid undervalues the company

Broadcom has also been deliberating the possibility of raising its bid for Qualcomm, including through more debt financing, some of the sources said, although it was not clear when Broadcom would choose to make such a move.

Qualcomm plans to reject Broadcom's buyout offer, $103 billion bid seen 'insufficient', say sources
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Qualcomm plans to reject Broadcom's buyout offer, $103 billion bid seen 'insufficient', say sources

Broadcom has also been deliberating the possibility of raising its bid for Qualcomm, including through more debt financing, some of the sources said, although it was not clear when Broadcom would choose to make such a move.

Broadcom offers to buy chip-maker Qualcomm in a $103 billion cash deal
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Broadcom offers to buy chip-maker Qualcomm in a $103 billion cash deal

Qualcomm shareholders would get $60 in cash and $10 per share in Broadcom shares. Including debt, Broadcom’s bid values the transaction at $130 billion.

Broadcom is planning to unveil a bid for Qualcomm Inc in what could be a record $100 bn tech deal: Reuters
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Broadcom is planning to unveil a bid for Qualcomm Inc in what could be a record $100 bn tech deal: Reuters

A tie-up would combine two of the largest makers of wireless communications chips for mobile phones and raises the stakes for Intel Corp

Apple has plans to develop propriety chips to cut costs and reduce reliance on industry suppliers
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Apple has plans to develop propriety chips to cut costs and reduce reliance on industry suppliers

Affected chip suppliers are likely to include Intel, Arm, Synaptics, Skyworks, Broadcom, Samsung, Micron, SK Hynix and Toshiba.

Researcher showcases Wi-Fi worm that can leave billions of Android and iOS devices vulnerable
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Researcher showcases Wi-Fi worm that can leave billions of Android and iOS devices vulnerable

Lucky for most of us, the Broadcom Wi-Fi vulnerability has already been plugged in recent Android and iOS security patches.

Broadcom will buy Brocade Communications Systems for $5.5 billion in cash
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Broadcom will buy Brocade Communications Systems for $5.5 billion in cash

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd said on Wednesday it would buy network gear maker Brocade Communications Systems Inc for $5.5 billion in cash, to expand its fiber channel and data storage businesses.

Qualcomm agrees to buy NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion as it expands its reach beyond phones
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Qualcomm agrees to buy NXP Semiconductors for $47 billion as it expands its reach beyond phones

Qualcomm Inc said on Thursday it agreed to buy NXP Semiconductors NV for about $47 billion, including debt, as it seeks to expand the reach of its chips from phones to cars.

Netherlands based NXP Semiconductors exploring to sell to Qualcomm Inc for $30 bn, says sources
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Netherlands based NXP Semiconductors exploring to sell to Qualcomm Inc for $30 bn, says sources

NXP Semiconductors NV is exploring selling itself to Qualcomm Inc in a deal that could be valued at more than $30 billion, two sources familiar with the matter said on Thursday.

Apple, Broadcom sued by Caltech for Wi-Fi patents
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Apple, Broadcom sued by Caltech for Wi-Fi patents

The California Institute of Technology (Caltech) has filed a patent infringement lawsuit against Broadcom and Apple that concerns Apple's iPhones beginning with iPhone 5, iPad, MacBook Air and Apple Watch, among others.

Intel, Samsung, Dell create Internet of Things consortium
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Intel, Samsung, Dell create Internet of Things consortium

The new consortium will focus on improving interoperability and defining the connectivity requirements for the billions of devices that will make up the Internet of Things (IoT).

Broadcom could disrupt MediaTek’s monopoly in budget smartphones
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Broadcom could disrupt MediaTek’s monopoly in budget smartphones

Broadcom aims to bring NFC, GLONASS, Miracast and much more to the masses.

Broadcom New Processors For NAS Devices
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Broadcom New Processors For NAS Devices

The StrataGX BCM5862X Series offers high performance with the ARM-based FlexSPARX engine, and integrates security and storage features to support hybrid cloud.

CES 2013: 5th gen 802.11ac products promise 3x faster Wi-Fi
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CES 2013: 5th gen 802.11ac products promise 3x faster Wi-Fi

Multiple companies including Linksys, D-Link, Trendnet, Broadcom, Qualcomm and Belkin have introduced Wi-Fi products based on the new 802.11ac standard,

Netgear unveils world’s first 802.11ac, 1.3 Gbps WiFi router
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Netgear unveils world’s first 802.11ac, 1.3 Gbps WiFi router

Wireless networking is a big thing for networks and there’s never enough speed. The last major upgrade to the industry was the launch of 802.11n

Why Britain's $35 Raspberry Pi is better than Aakash
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Why Britain's $35 Raspberry Pi is better than Aakash

India isn't the only country with a $35 educational computer project. Sites selling Britain's Raspberry Pi were taking 700 orders a second when it was launched this week. Can it succeed where Aakash has so far failed?

Why Britain's $35 Raspberry Pi is better than Aakash
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Why Britain's $35 Raspberry Pi is better than Aakash

India isn't the only country with a $35 educational computer project. Sites selling Britain's Raspberry Pi were taking 700 orders a second when it was launched this week. Can it succeed where Aakash has so far failed?

Broadcom Unveils FCoE Offload Solution
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Broadcom Unveils FCoE Offload Solution

Unites data and storage networks on a common 10 Gigabit Ethernet fabric, significantly reducing power, cooling and cabling cost

Tech2 Talks DTH Set Top Boxes With Broadcom
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Tech2 Talks DTH Set Top Boxes With Broadcom

When Broadcom were in town to demonstrate some of the products, we were more than happy to go see their latest developments.