Former Qualcomm chairman mounts a takeover bid
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Bit of long shot

After seeing off Broadcom, Qualcomm is now looking at another takeover bid by its former chairman Paul Jacobs

Xiaomi MI 7 shaping up
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Xiaomi Dipper codename

It is all set and Xiaomi is launching its first Snapdragon 845 based Mi MIX 2S phone in Shanghai on March 27, the same date when Huawei is presenting its P20 phones. The next in line from Xiaomi is the Mi7.

Snapdragon 855 to marry X50
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Softbank spills the beans

None other than Softbank leaked the fact that Snapdragon 855, a chipset that will power the Galaxy S10 and other top Android phones in 2019 which will come with Snapdragon X50 5G NR modem.

Broadcom gives up on Qualcomm takeover
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But says it will move back to the US

Broadcom has scrapped its bid for Qualcomm although it will press on with its plan to move its base to the United States.

US government stops Broadcom
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Analysis: Qualcomm IP must say American

A shocking development in the ongoing attempt by Broadcom to takeover Qualcomm in a hostile way has finally been put to rest. The US government's Committee on Foreign Investment (CFIUS)  advised the President Donald Trump to put a stop to it. The reaction was swift, as the US government ordered both Broadcom and Qualcomm to put an end to the matter, immediately.

Trump blocks Broadcom takeover of Qualcomm
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Nope, we didn't see that one coming

President Donald (Prince of Orange) Trump has blocked any moves for Broadcom to take over Qualcomm by issuing a presidential order.

Broadcom moves back to US
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Will be "American" two days before Qualcomm takeover bid

Singapore-based Broadcom will have redomiciled to the United States by April 3, two days before the chipmaker’s acquisition target Qualcomm's annual shareholder meeting where it is planning to mount a hostile take-over.

HP Snapdragon-powered Envy X2 sold out in a matter of hours
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Demand for Windows 10 always-connected PC might be real

Although many had their doubts regarding Snapdragon powered always connected notebooks/tablets, it appears that there is quite a demand as it appears that HP's Envy X2 has sold out in a matter of hours.

OPPO R15 follows the notch
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Official images

Oppo is about to launch its Oppo R15 and Oppo R15 Dream Mirror Edition phones and yes, they will have a notch. The company has already started taking pre-orders and has a website that reveals a lot, including the final design.

Qualcomm in talks to bury the hatchet with Huawei
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Observers expect agreement

Chipmaker Qualcomm is in talks to settle a patent dispute with China’s Huawei and the word on the street is that the pair will reach an agreement in the coming weeks.