New Chip May Bring Wi-Fi To Phones
Sep 8, 2003, 11:45 AM by (staff)
Broadcom today announced that it is shipping the world's first single-chip Wi-Fi® (802.11b) solution. The company's AirForce One™ wireless LAN solutions are 87 percent smaller and consume up to 97 percent less power than competing solutions. The chip, which is the size of a postage stamp, is the first Wi-Fi solution small and efficient enough for use in pocket-size electronic devices such as cell phones.
Feb 8, 2018
Qualcomm's board of directors today unanimously rejected Broadcom's revised bid to acquire the company for $121 billion. Qualcomm's board continues to insist that Broadcom is undervaluing Qualcomm's overall worth.
Feb 16, 2018
Qualcomm today said Broadcom's acquisition offer simply isn't good enough as currently proposed. The companies met earlier this week to go over some of the finer points of Broadcom's $121 billion bid to purchase Qualcomm, and Qualcomm still came away leery that the deal won't work out.
Feb 22, 2018
Broadcom revised its offer to acquire Qualcomm downward by $3 per share after Qualcomm increased its own bid to buy NXP Semiconductors. Broadcom said, "Qualcomm's board acted against the best interests of its stockholders by unilaterally transferring excessive value to NXP's activist stockholders."
Mar 5, 2018
The U.S. government ordered Qualcomm to cancel a vote scheduled for Tuesday to allow the government more time to review a potential merger between Qualcomm and Broadcom.