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Jeff Mason is a White House Correspondent for Reuters and the 2016-2017 president of the White House Correspondents’ Association. He was the lead Reuters correspondent for President Barack Obama's 2012 campaign and interviewed the president at the White House in 2015. Jeff has been based in Washington since 2008, when he covered the historic race between Obama, Hillary Clinton and John McCain. Jeff started his career in Frankfurt, Germany, where he covered the airline industry before moving to Brussels, Belgium, where he covered the European Union. He is a Colorado native, proud graduate of Northwestern University and former Fulbright scholar.

Twitter handle: @jeffmason1

Nov 22 2017

Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid: sources

Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

Nov 22 2017

Broadcom considering sweetened Qualcomm bid -sources

Nov 22 Chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is considering raising its offer to buy rival Qualcomm Inc by offering more of its own stock, following consultation with several of Qualcomm's top shareholders, according to people familiar with the matter.

Nov 21 2017

Exclusive: AppLovin tweaks Chinese takeover deal after U.S. pushback

AppLovin has tweaked a $1.4 billion agreement to sell itself to Chinese buyout firm Orient Hontai Capital into a debt investment, the U.S. mobile marketing firm said on Tuesday, after the U.S. government pushed back against the original deal.

Nov 21 2017

Broadcom eyes big changes for Qualcomm's patent practices

SAN FRANCISCO As part of its $103 billion bid to buy Qualcomm Inc, Broadcom Ltd has hinted that it would make big changes to Qualcomm's patent licensing business, a major cash-cow for the company but a source of bitter conflict with regulators and key customers including Apple Inc.

Nov 19 2017

Former Obama administration official in bid for The Weinstein Co

Maria Contreras-Sweet, the former head of the U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), has submitted an offer to acquire the Weinstein Co, a spokeswoman for the U.S. film and TV studio said on Sunday.

Nov 19 2017

Marvell Technology clinches roughly $6 bln deal to buy Cavium-sources

Nov 19 Chipmaker Marvell Technology Group Ltd has agreed to acquire smaller peer Cavium Inc for around $6 billion, as it seeks to expand in the networking equipment sector, people familiar with the matter said on Sunday.

Nov 16 2017

Comcast, Verizon approached Twenty-First Century Fox to buy some assets: sources

Comcast Corp and Verizon Communications Inc have both expressed interest in acquiring a significant part of Rupert Murdoch's Twenty-First Century Fox Inc's assets, two people familiar with the situation told Reuters on Thursday.

Nov 13 2017

Qualcomm draws up plans to rebuff Broadcom's $103 billion offer: sources

U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is making preparations to reject rival Broadcom Ltd's $103 billion bid as early as this week, four people familiar with the matter said on Sunday, setting the stage for one of the biggest-ever takeover battles.

Nov 04 2017

Sprint, T-Mobile call off merger after months of talks

SAN FRANCISCO/NEW YORK Sprint Corp and T-Mobile US Inc said on Saturday they have called off merger talks to create a stronger U.S. wireless company to rival market leaders, leaving No. 4 provider Sprint to engineer a turnaround on its own. | Video

Nov 04 2017

Broadcom plans record tech deal with Qualcomm bid: sources

Communications chipmaker Broadcom Ltd is planning to unveil a bid for smartphone chip supplier Qualcomm Inc by Monday, three sources familiar with the matter said on Friday, an attempt to create a roughly $200-billion company through the biggest technology acquisition ever. | Video

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