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Broadcom move to the US – a waste of time?

Broadcom’s decision to kick off a redomiciliation process to the US was a pragmatic move to get in the good books of the government, but now Trump has killed the Qualcomm acquisition, is there any point?

Broadcom officially throws in the towel

It was just a matter of time before Broadcom conceded defeat after Trump’s intervention and it decided not to drag things out any more than necessary.

Broadcom reportedly eyes Qualcomm in $100bn deal

Broadcom has been one of the more active pursuers of acquisition in recent years, and it’s appetite doesn’t seem to have been satisfied as it apparently lines up a $100 billion shot at Qualcomm.

Arris takes Ruckus in from the cold for $800 million

Like a drifter just looking for a place to belong, Ruckus Wireless has been bought for the second time in less than a year. This time Arris has chucked $800 million at Broadcom to pick up Ruckus as well as its ICX switch biz.

Vendors develop open source framework for Internet of Things

A collaboration of industry vendors took form on Tuesday with the inauguration of a consortium focused on improving interoperability and defining connectivity requirements for the billions of devices that will make up the Internet of Things (IoT).

Samsung looks to cut out chipmakers with CSR acquisition

Handset giant Samsung has acquired UK chipmaker CSR’s handset technology development business in a deal worth $310m. The acquisition is part of Samsung’s “complete platform strategy”, according to analysts, as the Korean vendor looks to cut its dependency on external silicon suppliers.

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