It's 5 nanometers for 5G, but there's a lot at stake in the race between now and then and plenty of shifting sands. Will ARM have an arm against Intel?
What would have happened if Broadcom had acquired Qualcomm? Some say we should take a cue from the aftermath of a recent actual acquisition.
President Trump's recent blocking of Broadcom's proposed Qualcomm takeover on national security grounds hasn't stopped the company from changing its legal domicile back to the US.
Qualcomm may well kill two birds with one stone by offering NXP more cash for a long-in-the-making acquisition, also keeping potential buyer Broadcom at bay.