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Broadcom Is Adjusting Its Buyout Offer For Qualcomm

Broadcom Is Adjusting Its Buyout Offer For Qualcomm

Feb. 21
By Associated Press

Broadcom is adjusting its buyout offer for Qualcomm, a day after that chipmaker raised its bid for NXP Semiconductors to approximately $43.22 billion.

Qualcomm Raises Bid For NXP To About $43.22B

Qualcomm Raises Bid For NXP To About $43.22B

Feb. 20
By Associated Press

Qualcomm is raising its takeover bid for NXP Semiconductors by nearly 16 percent to about $43.22 billion, citing in part NXP's strong results since the companies first announced their merger in October 2016.

It's Not The Apocalypse, It's Another SpaceX Rocket Launch

It's Not The Apocalypse, It's Another SpaceX Rocket Launch

Feb. 16
By KPBS News

SpaceX is launching a rocket Sunday from the Vandenberg Air Force Base near Santa Barbara. The Falcon 9 is scheduled to lift off at 6:16 a.m.

Qualcomm Board Says Broadcom Takeover Deal Is Too Low

Qualcomm Board Says Broadcom Takeover Deal Is Too Low

Feb. 16
By City News Service

The Qualcomm board believes the per-share price offered by Broadcom in its $121 billion takeover deal of the San Diego company is too low and it is concerned about whether the deal would survive antitrust scrutiny, Qualcomm Chairman Paul Jacobs wrote Friday.

Scripps Research Shows Sun Could Dim By Mid-Century

Scripps Research Shows Sun Could Dim By Mid-Century

Feb. 13
By Maureen Cavanaugh, Michael Lipkin

Scientists at Scripps Institution of Oceanography expect the sun to emit less radiation sometime in the middle of this century, which could cause global temperatures to cool slightly.

Qualcomm Board Rejects $121B Buyout Offer From Broadcom

Qualcomm Board Rejects $121B Buyout Offer From Broadcom

Feb. 8
By City News Service

The Qualcomm Board of Directors Thursday unanimously rejected a revised $121 billion buyout offer from Broadcom.

Evolutionary Biologist Takes On 'Paleofantasies'

Evolutionary Biologist Takes On 'Paleofantasies'

Feb. 7
By Michael Lipkin

The idea behind paleo diets is that our genes are best-suited to the foods our ancestors ate. But University of Minnesota evolutionary biologist Marlene Zuk says we have never stopped evolving.

San Diego Zoo Mourns Passing Of Rhino

San Diego Zoo Mourns Passing Of Rhino

Feb. 5
By Erik Anderson

San Diego Zoo loses rhino who served as a companion of a critically endangered northern white rhino that died just over two years ago.

Broadcom Raises Qualcomm Bid To More Than $121 Billion

Broadcom Raises Qualcomm Bid To More Than $121 Billion

Feb. 5
By Associated Press

Broadcom boosted its bid for Qualcomm to more than $121 billion in cash and stock Monday in what would be the largest tech deal in history.

Blue Moon, Supermoon, Total Lunar Eclipse Rolled Into One

Blue Moon, Supermoon, Total Lunar Eclipse Rolled Into One

Jan. 30
By Associated Press

On Wednesday, much of the world will get to see not only a blue moon and a supermoon, but also a total lunar eclipse, all rolled into one. There hasn't been a triple lineup like this since 1982 and the next won't occur until 2037.

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