Chipmaker Broadcom is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.
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Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has rejected rival Broadcom's US$103-billion takeover bid, saying the offer undervalued the company and would face regulatory hurdles.
U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd's US$103 billion bid as early as this week
Chip maker Broadcom has made an unsolicited US$103 billion bid for Qualcomm on Monday, setting the stage for a takeover battle that could reshape the industry at the heart of mobile phone hardware.
Qualcomm has sued Apple, alleging that it violated a software license contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel or making broadband modems
Politics collided with the world of technology this year as stories about U.S. government spying stirred angst both among the country's citizens and foreign governments, and the flawed HeathCare.gov site got American health-care reform off to a rocky start. Meanwhile, the post-PC era put aging tech giants under pressure to reinvent themselves. Here in no particular order are IDG News Service's picks for the top 10 tech stories of the year.
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