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EU Commission opens antitrust inquiry into Broadcom’s $61B VMware acquisition

The investigation relates to concerns of price gouging and decreased competition for hardware components that interoperate with VMware's software.


UK competition agency launches inquiry into Broadcom’s $61B VMware buy

The UK’s Competition and Market’s Authority is the third regulatory body to announce it will be scrutinizing Broadcom’s proposed acquisition of VMware on anticompetition grounds.

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Broadcom CEO: What the VMware merger will look like

Broadcom CEO Hock Tan says the goal of buying VMware is more and better products without raising prices.

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Digital-twin tech at crux of Schneider Electric's $10.7B deal for Aveva

Schneider touts synergy, reference-agnostic data platforms, but insists that Aveva will continue to operate much as it has in the past.


Qualcomm finalizes Cellwize deal, in pursuit of 5G RAN improvements

RAN automation technology is the target as Qualcomm looks to buttress its 5G operator business.

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Broadcom targets enterprise infrastructure with $61B VMware acquisition

The chipmaker’s acquisition of VMware is the latest in a lengthy string of high-ticket deals, as Broadcom moves to focus on its software portfolio.