Qualcomm to Purchase Atheros for $3.2 Billion

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Filed under: Deals , QUALCOMM Inc (QCOM) Qualcomm ( QCOM ) is spreading its wings. It said Wednesday it has agreed to purchase Atheros Communications ( ATHR ) for $3.2 billion, as reported by the Associated Press . Why is Qualcomm making this deal? What are the advantages to the company? Qualcomm is a big player in supplying chips to wireless phones. It has been looking to put its products in tablets and social notebook computers. Continue reading Qualcomm to Purchase Atheros for $3.2 Billion Qualcomm to Purchase Atheros for $3.2 Billion originally appeared on BloggingStocks on Wed, 05 Jan 2011 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds . Read | Permalink | Email this | Comments

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