back to article Europe waves through Qualcomm's NXP slurp

Qualcomm's NXP Semiconductor has been cleared by European Commission regulators, which makes it pretty much a done deal. Last Thursday, the Commission (EC) said subject to the commitments it's already made, Qualcomm's US$47 billion acquisition can go ahead. The Commission's concerns related to third-parties' access to NXP …

  1. Steve Davies 3 Silver badge
    Holmes

    QC's BAU

    Qualcomm can now get back to fending off Broadcom's unsolicited acquisition attempt

    It must be Monday as you have forgotten their other main business...

    That of filing suit against the Cupertino 'tat seller' a.k.a. Apple.

  2. Paul Crawford Silver badge
    Unhappy

    Bad news

    I suspect that many of NXP's less-profitable product lines will be culled much to the detriment of the electronics industry as a whole.

    1. Nicko

      Re: Bad news

      True. All the old stuff from Signetics, Philips, Motorola (Freescale) and a host of others is in there...

      Thank the Lord I'm not an EE any more...

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