EU to Decide Motorola-Google Fate Feb 13
The European Union will make a decision regarding Google's acquisition of Motorola on February 13. It was scheduled to make a decision earlier this month, but postponed while it waited for additional materials from Google. Google has since supplied the requested items. Google announced plans last August to purchase the handset maker for $12.5 billion. The deal has been awaiting regulatory approval.
Boost Mobile Debuts the Huawei Union
Oct 19, 2015
Boost Mobile today announced a trio of inexpensive handsets, including the Huawei Union. The Union has a 4.5-inch screen, 1.1GHz quad-core processor, 1GB of RAM, and 8GB of storage.
Qualcomm Says Broadcom's Overtures Not Striking Right Notes
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.
Qualcomm Ends Bid to Acquire NXP, Ships 220M Chips
Jul 25, 2018
Qualcomm today said it will drop its plans to purchase Netherlands-based NXP at the end of the day, which is when the acquisition agreement expires. Qualcomm first announced its intent to buy NXP, which makes semiconductors, in October 2016.
Justice Department Pushes Courts for Action On AT&T Appeal
Jul 19, 2018
The Justice Department has asked the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals to prioritize its appeal against last month's decision regarding AT&T's acquisition of Time Warner.
China Approves Nokia's Alcatel-Lucent Acquisition
Oct 19, 2015
Nokia's attempt to acquire Alcatel-Lucent has cleared another hurdle now that it has won approval from China's Ministry of Commerce. The anti-monopoly body will allow the proposal to move forward under certain conditions, which mostly pertain to licensing standard essential patents.