Broadcom is speaking to advisers about the potential deal, said the people, who asked not to be identified because talks are private.
No final decisions have been made and there is no guarantee a deal will go ahead.
Blizzard Announces New Healer and Map for Overwatch, Premier Next Animated Short
Her right hand fires a long-range beam weapon that saps enemies' health, healing Moira and replenishing her biotic energy. Her ability to heal will be resource based, and it will be fueled by the amount of damage that she does.
Qualcomm shares rose as much as 19 percent in NY in their biggest intraday move since October 2008, after Bloomberg News first reported the takeover plans. Broadcom's plan to move its home address to the US from Singapore would free its $5.5 billion deal for USA network provider Brocade Communications Systems from a review by the Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States.
The saga kicked off almost a year ago, in January 2017, when Apple first filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm for allegedly abusing its market position to extract more money from hardware manufacturers.
A tie-up between Broadcom and Qualcomm could help alleviate the damage from that battle, however. Broadcom now lists Singapore and San Jose as co-headquarters.
Two men and 12-yr-old boy shot near Chicago Starbucks
Buslik said police believe the wounded boy and man knew the dead man but did not elaborate on their relationship. The second man and the boy were also shot while the attacker was aiming at him, according to Buslik.
Broadcom, based in Irvine, was acquired in 2016 by Avago Technologies, a Singapore based semiconductor outfit that has been growing through acquisitions - including LSI Corp., PLX Technology, Emulex and others.
Qualcomm finds itself in a weakened state. A subsequent report in the Wall Street Journal said the bid could come as early as this weekend.
Before today, its shares had slumped 16 percent this year, compared with a 41 percent surge in the Philadelphia Semiconductor Index - in part due to an escalating legal battle with Apple that's costing revenue and jeopardizing the business model that for years made Qualcomm one of the most successful chipmakers in the world. Apple, in suing Qualcomm, thinks the company is nonetheless overcharging for use industry standard patents, which the law requires be licensed out on fair, reasonable, and non-discriminatory (or "FRAND") terms.
London taxi jumps curb and hits pedestrians, prompting mass panic
Photos have appeared on social media of the black cab on the pavement after it hit a number of pedestrians. Officers and the other emergency services attended the scene. "#CoventGarden people down under taxi".
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