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Broadcom raises Qualcomm hostile bid to about US$121 bil

(Feb 5): Broadcom has raised its bid for Qualcomm Inc. to about US$121 billion ($160 billion), in an attempt to force what could be the largest-ever technology deal.


Broadcom swings back to the black in 4Q with higher than expected US$636 mil earnings

SINGAPORE (Dec 7): Broadcom reversed back into profitability in 4Q ended Oct as the chipmaker makes a US$105 billion ($142 billion) bid for Qualcomm Inc.


Broadcom presses on in takeover bid; proposes to replace Qualcomm's board of directors

SINGAPORE (Dec 5): Broadcom is now proposing to unseat the board of directors at rival company Qualcomm, after facing multiple rejections in its quest to take over

Singapore economy

Singapore's entrepreneurial scene looks less boring with spate of megadeals

SINGAPORE (Nov 30): Back in 2002, as the city-state was emerging from its worst recession since 1964, the government was getting impatient over the economy's disproportionate reliance on multinatio

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