NXP Semiconductors

Qualcomm extends NXP deal deadline following concern from Chinese government

The ongoing saga continues. Qualcomm has once again postponed the deadline for completing its proposed acquisition of NXP following concerns voiced by the Ministry of Commerce in China. The deal was

China offers to buy more U.S. semiconductors as it mulls stabbing Qualcomm in the back

In the deepening trade negotiations between China and the U.S., the bargaining chips are quite literally chips. According to multiple reports, China has offered to increase the percentage of semicondu

Qualcomm’s war may be over, but the casualties are just starting to be calculated

The epic battle between Qualcomm and Broadcom seems to have reached its armistice, with President Trump using the power of CFIUS to block the transaction this past week, ending what would have been th

Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s $70 per share takeover offer

Qualcomm's board of directors has unanimously voted to reject an acquisition offer from rival chipmaker Broadcom. 

The 11 biggest tech acquisitions of 2016

Unlike IPOs, 2016 was pretty active for tech M&A. The year resulted in $612.9 billion in global tech deals, according to Dealogic, which made it the second best year for acquisitions. It nearly ke

Qualcomm to acquire NXP Semiconductor for $47 billion

Qualcomm will acquire NXP Semiconductor in a cash deal worth around $47 billion. The two chip-making giants were said to have reached an agreement last week, but today’s announcement from Qualco

Qualcomm reportedly in acquisition talks with NXP Semiconductors

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is looking to shrink the silicon space a bit further with a potential acquisition of Netherlands-based NXP Semiconductors, in a deal that could be worth over $30 billion acco

Two Semiconductor Companies You Haven’t Heard Of Are Merging In A $40B Deal

What is worth $40 billion, and isn't Uber? The union of NXP Semiconductors, and Freescale Semiconductor. The two companies announced a "definitive agreement" today that will see Freescale shareholders

Cisco And NXP Throw Their Weight Behind Cohda Wireless To Bring The Internet Of Things To Your Car

Looking backwards, the automobile of today looks almost superintelligent. While some of us may have expected (read: hoped for) the flying car by 2013 and, sure, the internal combustion engine still re