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Chipmaker Renesas goes deeper into autonomous vehicles with $6.7B acquisition – TechCrunch

Chipmaker Renesas goes deeper into autonomous vehicles with $6.7B acquisition – TechCrunch Japan-based semiconductor firm Renesas — one of the world’s largest supplier of chips for the automotive industry — is scooping up U.S. chip company IDT in a $6.7 billion deal that increases its focus on self-driving technology. Renesas produces microprocessor …

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NXP-Qualcomm $44b deal to clear China as Trump authorizes $50b tariffs – TechCrunch

NXP-Qualcomm $44b deal to clear China as Trump authorizes $50b tariffs – TechCrunch The U.S.-China trade battle enters an important new phase. The South China Morning Post is reporting that China’s Ministry of Commerce will clear Qualcomm’s pending $44 billion acquisition of NXP Semiconductors. One independent source also conveyed the …

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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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China offers to buy more U.S. semiconductors as it mulls stabbing Qualcomm in the back – TechCrunch

In the deepening trade negotiations between China and the U.S., the bargaining chips are quite literally chips. According to multiple reports, China has offered to increase the percentage of semiconductor chips it buys from American sources, replacing offerings from South Korea and Taiwan, if the two countries can come to …

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