Qualcomm Said to Draw Up Plans to Rebuff Broadcom’s $103-Billion Offer

US chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd’s $103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles. Qualcomm’s board of directors could meet as early as Sunday to review the unsolicited acquisition offer […]

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones

HIGHLIGHTS Part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts Google may work with partners to bring Project Ara’s technology to market Modular smartphones have generated great enthusiasm in the tech community Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended Project Ara, its ambitious effort to build what is known as […]

iPhone 7 Launch: Apple’s New AirPods Said to Use Custom ‘Bluetooth-Like’ Technology

HIGHLIGHTS The AirPods will reportedly be targeted at high-end users It will be sold as a separate accessory Apple to bundle Lightning-powered EarPods with the iPhone 7 Apple is set to officially unveil the iPhone 7 and iPhone 7 Plus just hours from now, and one of the big changes […]

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones

Google Said to Shelve Plan for Project Ara Modular Phones HIGHLIGHTS Part of a broader push to streamline the company’s hardware efforts Google may work with partners to bring Project Ara’s technology to market Modular smartphones have generated great enthusiasm in the tech community Alphabet Inc’s Google has suspended Project […]

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee

TPG Said to Be Among Possible Bidders for Intel Security Unit McAfee HIGHLIGHTS Deal could value McAfee at as much as $3 billion Intel is also talking to other potential bidders Intel’s strategy to focus on its more profitable data-center business TPG is among potential bidders for Intel Corp.’s computer-security […]