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NXP faces post-Qualcomm woe
Published in PC Hardware
Wednesday, 12 September 2018 12:31

NXP faces post-Qualcomm woe


Banking on automotive

Dutch chipmaker NXP Semiconductors is facing a mess after the collapse this year of a proposed merger with Qualcomm and is hoping that interest from the automotive industry can bail it out.

Google releases Titan Security Key
Published in News
Friday, 31 August 2018 11:50

Google releases Titan Security Key


Making it nearly impossible to hack 2FA

Google has been showing off its Titan Security Key, a two-factor authentication (2FA) token that should improve your security and make it harder for hackers to breach your online accounts that support 2FA protection.

Qualcomm’s president speaks of future after NXP
Published in IoT


From 500 to 9K customers organically in IoT

The NXP saga has finally ended after 21 months of trying. Qualcomm paid the Dutch company $2 billion in damages due to its inability to get approval by China's regulatory agency, saying it happened because of matters beyond its control. This was the first time that the President of Qualcomm Cristiano Amon took a stage and informed business analysts about life after NXP in IoT.

China offers to renegotiate Qualcomm NXP deal
Published in Mobiles


It might not be so done and dusted

China’s market regulator said it still hoped to find a solution to antitrust concerns that doomed Qualcomm's $44 billion takeover of NXP Semiconductors, after finding that proposals to address the issue had fallen short.

Qualcomm officially terminates the NXP deal
Published in Mobiles


Will repurchase $30 billion in stocks

Due to the China regulatory agency's standstill in regulatory approval, Qualcomm has decided to terminate the NXP $44 billion acquisition deal and pay the $2 billion breakup fee.

Qualcomm abandons NXP deal
Published in News
Wednesday, 25 July 2018 22:38

Qualcomm abandons NXP deal


Trade Wars strike again

Semiconductor firm Qualcomm indicated that it would drop its bid to buy Philips subsidiary NXP – looking like it is suffering from collateral damage because of the China-USA trade wars.

Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge
Published in Transportation
Monday, 23 July 2018 22:36

Qualcomm-NXP deal teeters on the edge


Wednesday is D-Day

Qualcomm's long term bid to buy Philips spin-off NXP has until Wednesday to be finalised – and the US-Chinese trade wars haven't made things as clear as mud can be.

NXP deal still pending in China
Published in Transportation
Friday, 15 June 2018 10:13

NXP deal still pending in China


Yet to be confirmed

A report that officially Beijing greenlighted the NXP deal has been questioned by Reuters which dismisses  the confirmation and backs its up with multiple sources.

Qualcomm NXP acquisition to close soon
Published in Mobiles
Tuesday, 29 May 2018 08:54

Qualcomm NXP acquisition to close soon

Wants assurance ZTE Corp ban gets lifted

People close to the matter claim that China warmed up to the NXP Semiconductor acquisition by Qualcomm seeking assurances that the ZTE Corp 7 year ban will get lifted by the USA.

Qualcomm generated $5.3 billion revenue in Q2 18
Published in Mobiles


To improve performance in fiscal 2019


Qualcomm has released its financial results for the second quarter of  2018 and the company generated $5.3 billion, a five percent year over year positive change.