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Qualcomm extends NXP deal deadline following concern from Chinese government – TechCrunch

Qualcomm extends NXP deal deadline following concern from Chinese government – TechCrunch The ongoing saga continues. Qualcomm has once again postponed the deadline for completing its proposed acquisition of NXP following concerns voiced by the Ministry of Commerce in China. The deal was first announced in October 2016 and things seemed …

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Theranos’s reckoning, BroadQualm’s stunning conclusion and Lyft’s platform ambitions – TechCrunch

Hello and welcome back to Equity, TechCrunch’s venture capital-focused podcast where we unpack the numbers behind the headlines. This week Katie Roof and I were joined by Mayfield Fund’s Navin Chaddha, an investor with early connections with Lyft to talk about, well, Lyft — as well as two bombshell news events in the form …

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Trump readying ‘all of the above’ fusillade on Chinese tech – TechCrunch

President Trump’s decision to block a mega-merger deal between Broadcom and Qualcomm appears to be just the opening gambit for a significantly bolder strike on Chinese technology and investment firms as well as Chinese nationals learning and working in the United States. For an administration that is as defined by …

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Fitbit Versa takes aim at women with new female-specific health tracking metrics

President Trump stops the Broadcom/Qualcomm deal in its tracks, Fitbit Versa smartwatch includes some special features for female users, Larry Page’s Kitty Hawk project lofts the Cora flying taxi into the air down under. The post Fitbit Versa takes aim at women with new female-specific health tracking metrics appeared first …

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Trump administration’s block in Qualcomm vs. Broadcom merger should shake tech to its core

This weekend, I published a comprehensive overview of the epic hundred-billion-dollar Qualcomm vs. Broadcom merger battle that has taken place over the past few weeks. In that post, I concluded that “… the Trump administration is going to attempt to maintain jurisdiction over the merger regardless of Broadcom’s redomicile process …

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