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Steve Mollenkopf, Qualcomm CEO, speaks during his keynote address at CES in Las Vegas

Trump’s trade war torpedoed a $44 billion deal — and bankers say there’s more to come

Mergers and acquisitions are down globally by $783 billion in the third quarter of this year, marking a decline of 35% from the quarter before as a US-China trade war threatens deal prospects.

Lenovo claims its new $850 laptop runs for 25 hours without charging

Lenovo's new Yoga laptop is designed for people who prize portability and battery life over anything else.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf said Qualcomm will let its $47 billion NXP offer expire.

Qualcomm officially drops $44 billion bid for NXP as the US-China trade war delays approval

Qualcomm has authorized a $30 billion stock buyback, which it will execute before the end of fiscal 2019.

A $44 billion tech deal that just collapsed is perhaps the biggest example yet of the harm Trump’s trade war can do

The collapse of Qualcomm's proposed $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors resulted from a lack of Chinese approval. The CEOs of both companies have suggested bigger forces are at play, strongly hinting at the negative effect of the mounting trade war.
Broadcom CEO Hock Tan was banned from acquiring Qualcomm by President Trump in March.

Broadcom will acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion, just 4 months after Trump blocked its acquisition of Qualcomm

The $108 billion semiconductor company Broadcom announced the deal to acquire CA Technologies for $18.9 billion on Wednesday.

NXP Semiconductors spikes as China reconsiders Qualcomm’s $44 billion bid

NXP Semiconductors NV is rising after a report that China will restart its review of Qualcomm's $44 billion bid for the semiconductor company. The proposed acquisition had been put on hold previously due to uncertain trade conditions between the US and China.
Apple applied for "innovation zones" surrounding both of its headquarters to experiment with emerging wireless technology like 5G.

Apple deleted a revealing job listing that hints at plans to cut Qualcomm and Intel chips from future phones

The iPhone's modem chip could be the next component to get built in house by Apple, replacing chips by Intel and Qualcomm, just as the world moves to 5G.
Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf

Qualcomm layoffs will impact 1,500 Californians according to state filings

The San Diego-based chipmaker confirmed it will hold mass layoffs in San Diego, San Jose and Santa Clara around June 19, 2018.

Broadcom to buy back up to $12 billion of shares

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