Qualcomm rejects Broadcom’s $121 billion bid

The largest tech acquisition offer in history wasn't enough. Qualcomm's board of directors issued a statement on Thursday saying that they are turning down Broadcom's $121 billion bid to buy the compe

Qualcomm to appeal $1.23B fine from EU over LTE chip dominance in the iPhone

Qualcomm’s longstanding dominance in LTE chipsets for smartphones, and specifically with Apple’s iPhone, is getting a major hit today. The European Commission today announced that it would

Ford taps Qualcomm to ensure cars can talk to everything else

Ford and chipmaker Qualcomm announced a partnership at CES 2018 on Tuesday to work together on cellular vehicle-to-everything (C2VX) tech, designed to validate and ensure a smooth rollout for the conn

Qualcomm expands its support for Alexa, Cortana and the Google Assistant

Qualcomm, the chip manufacturer that Broadcom really wants to buy, is using this year’s CES to launch a new platform for smart speakers, displays and other devices with built-in support for Goog

Qualcomm president: Spectre/Meltdown are ‘not an area of concern for us’

During a press conference at CES, Qualcomm CEO Cristiano Amon announced a number of new partnerships and products. He also was asked about the Spectre/Meltdown security flaws that are haunting the chi

Oculus partners with Xiaomi to launch the Oculus Go and Mi VR Standalone

Facebook VP of VR Hugo Barra made a surprise announcement during Qualcomm's press conference at CES. Barra previously led Xiaomi's international efforts. So it wasn't that surprising to see him announ

Qualcomm shows off a chip for the next generation of Bluetooth earbuds

Between ARM-powered PCs, standalone VR headsets and the abundance of smart assistants, Qualcomm’s got its fingerprints everywhere at this CES. At a press conference today, the company debuted a numb

Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 845 focuses on AI, VR and battery life

Qualcomm teased its new flagship smartphone chip at day one of its Summit in Maui, and, as expected, the company’s got a lot more to offer us on day two. The Snapdragon 845 is the latest premium pro

Microsoft shows off Windows PCs that run on Qualcomm chips

Intel's stumbles in the mobile arena grew to become Qualcomm's gains with its Snapdragon platform, but now it appears that Qualcomm intends to upend their dominance in entry-level PCs as well. Today,

The Snapdragon 845 is Qualcomm’s next flagship processor

It was a busy day in Maui as Qualcomm kicked off this year's Snapdragon Tech Summit. The San Diego chipmaker announced a two-in-one PC form factor powered by the Snapdragon 835 that has some big name

Broadcom piles fresh pressure on Qualcomm to talk takeover

Last month Qualcomm rejected a $70 per share acquisition offer from Broadcom -- but the rival chipmaker isn't stepping away. Today it's announced it's nominated a slate of eleven directors for Qualco

Qualcomm alleges that Apple’s iPhone infringes on Palm Pre patents

Shortly after the announcement of the iPhone X in September, my colleague Natasha Lomas noted the similarities between the phone and how WebOS operated on the Palm Pre. She ended her article, noting "

Qualcomm announces investment in Mobike and eight other Chinese startups

Qualcomm is continuing its charm offensive in China, a critical market where it has suffered hard blows in recent years including a $1 billion anti-trust fine, after it announced a flurry of new inves

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. 

Intersection raises $150 million for the global expansion of its free Wi-Fi

As it looks to expand the global footprint of its internet-enabled digital advertising and informational kiosks, New York-based Intersection has raised $150 million in a new round of financing. 

Crunch Report | Broadcom has its eyes on Qualcomm

Today’s Stories  Broadcom offers to acquire Qualcomm for $70 per share Intel and AMD partner on graphics and CPU combo to challenge Nvidia Comcast’s Xfinity internet service (and others) seem to

A tale of two chip stocks

Broadcom confirmed this morning that it would offer to acquire Qualcomm in one of the largest tech deals of all time, and one that would consolidate two storied semiconductor companies into a single u

Broadcom offers to acquire Qualcomm for $70 per share

Following rumors over the weekend, chipmaker Broadcom has today confirmed it has approached wireless chipmaker Qualcomm with an acquisition offer that values the company at $130BN (including $25BN o

Qualcomm sues Apple, alleging it shared chip code with Intel

Qualcomm has levied another lawsuit against Apple, this time alleging that the iPhone maker took advantage of its "unprecedented access" to Qualcomm's code to aid Intel, Bloomberg reports. The news l

With Apple lawsuits still looming, Qualcomm beats revenue expectations

Against a backdrop of a year-long legal battle with Apple, Qualcomm has beat analysts’ revenue and earnings estimates in its fourth fiscal quarter. Qualcomm booked $5.96 billion in sales, or 92
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