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By News Brief On Tuesday, March 13th, 2018

Trump Blocks Broadcom’s Bid for Qualcomm citing national security concerns

  Both companies were ordered to immediately abandon the $117 billion deal; Trump’s order also prohibits Singapore-based Broadcom’s proposed candidates for Qualcomm‘s board from standing More...

By Albert Hecht On Wednesday, January 24th, 2018

Qualcomm fined $1.2 billion by the EU for paying off Apple

  Qualcomm has been fined €1.3 billion, according to the European Union’s announcement today. The fine was imposed on it because of misuse of its control in the smartphone chip market. The European More...

By Joab Nevo On Monday, November 6th, 2017

Qualcomm plans to defer the $130 billion offer received from Broadcom

The chip maker Qualcomm plans to defer the $130 billion offer it received from its competitor Broadcom, paving the way for one of the biggest takeover battles in the history of the global high-tech sector. Qualcomm More...

By Joab Nevo On Monday, November 6th, 2017

Broadcom offers to buy Qualcomm for a record $130 billion

    Wireless chip manufacturer Broadcom filed a bid for the acquisition of competitor Qualcomm in a deal worth $130 billion. It will pay $ 70 per share for Qualcomm, including $ 60 in shares and $ 10 More...

By Niva Goldberg On Wednesday, July 1st, 2015

Qualcomm to invest $90 million in South Korea’s start-ups

  On Tuesday, during an open luncheon meeting at the Seoul Grand Hyatt Hotel, Paul Jacobs, Qualcomm’s Chairman of the board, said, “Given the highly competitive nature of the industry,  More...

By Niva Goldberg On Sunday, June 14th, 2015

Qualcomm co-founder donates $50 million to Technion

Qualcomm cofounder Prof. Andrew Viterbi has announced that he is donating $50 million to secure and enhance the Technion-Israel Institute of Technology’s leadership position in electrical and computer engineering More...

By Kurt Tucholsky On Wednesday, June 3rd, 2015

Undeterred by Intel-Altera Mega-Merger, Qualcomm Eyes Cutting-Edge Innovation

  With Intel closing the deal to buy chipmaker Altera for $16.7 billion, biggest acquisition in Intel’s 47 year history, rival semiconductor company Qualcomm appears undeterred and would not be joining More...

By Jewish Business News On Wednesday, May 20th, 2015

Blumberg Capital & Qualcomm Invest $3 Million in Israeli Startup Zeek Mobile

– – Israeli startup Zeek, which produces what it calls the marketplace app that helps consumers to buy and sell unwanted Store credit (i.e., credit notes, gift vouchers, gift cards and e-vouchers) More...

By Jewish Business News On Friday, March 20th, 2015

Qualcomm Co-Founder and Viterbi Algorithm Creator Inducted into Tech Hall of Fame

Andrew Viterbi, 80, a Jewish-Italian immigrant who co-founded the chipmaker Qualcomm and was part of the revolution in wireless telecommunications, was inducted into the CONNECT Entrepreneur Hall of Fame on More...

By Vered Weiss On Thursday, February 19th, 2015

Wife of Qualcomm Founder, Philanthropist Erna Viterbi Dies at 81

Erna Viterbi, who survived the Nazi invasion of the former Yugoslavia and who gave generously to charities, passed away at 81. Erna and her husband Andrew Viterbi, who founded Qualcomm, were trustees of More...

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