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Qualcomm Set to Win Japanese Antitrust Clearance and Close Out NXP Deal

Qualcomm has been in the news a lot recently for a wide variety of reasons. From potentially being bought out by Broadcom for $103 billion before turning it down, to being the target of many antitrust lawsuits, the San Diego based company has been in an interesting position for the last couple of months. After...

It’s Now Possible to Boot Android on i.MX6 Platforms Without Proprietary Blobs

In order to make Android boot on most hardware platforms, developers usually have to mix open-source code with proprietary files. These so-called blobs are distributed by vendors to support some platform-specific features. Robert Foss from Collabora reported that is now possible to boot Android on i.MX6 platforms without the use of proprietary blobs at all. Support for buffer modifiers has...

Qualcomm to Acquire NXP Semiconductors for $47 Billion

Qualcomm has officially announced today that it has reached a definitive agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors. The agreement allows Qualcomm to purchase all issued and outstanding common shares of NXP for $110 per share, which gives NXP a total enterprise value of around $47 Billion. The acquisition has been rumored for a while, and Qualcomm...