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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

Mar 15 2018

With Qualcomm behind it, Broadcom looks to smaller deals

Broadcom Ltd on Thursday said it was likely to pursue smaller acquisitions of chipmakers after its failed hostile takeover bid to acquire rival Qualcomm Inc and said that its smart phone chip business would see a drop in demand this quarter from a North American customer and an increase from South Korea.

Mar 13 2018

Broadcom to stay on deal path after Qualcomm halt - analysts

Broadcom Ltd's Chief Executive Hock Tan is unlikely to put the brakes on his acquisition spree after the microchip maker's $117 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc was blocked by U.S. President Donald Trump on national security grounds, analysts said on Tuesday.

Mar 05 2018

U.S. security panel deals major blow to Broadcom's bid for Qualcomm

The U.S. government has ordered a national security review of Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd's $117 billion bid for Qualcomm Inc , in an unusual move that prompted Qualcomm to delay its March 6 shareholder meeting. | Video

Feb 26 2018

Broadcom calls Qualcomm's offer for price talks 'engagement theater'

Broadcom Ltd on Monday called a proposal by U.S. semiconductor peer Qualcomm Inc for a new meeting to negotiate an increase to Broadcom's $117 billion acquisition offer "engagement theater" aimed at dodging a takeover battle.

Feb 26 2018

Apple plans biggest iPhone yet for 2018: Bloomberg

Apple Inc is preparing to release three new smartphones later this year, including the largest iPhone ever, a device that may have a bigger display than arch-rival Samsung's flagship phone, Bloomberg reported on Monday, citing people familiar with the products.

Feb 21 2018

Dish says Sling TV has 2.2 million subscribers

Dish Network Corp said on Wednesday its online streaming service, Sling TV, added 160,000 subscribers in the fourth quarter, disclosing numbers for the first time and providing an overall figure of 2.21 million.

Feb 20 2018

Qualcomm deals blow to Broadcom's bid with sweetened NXP deal

U.S. semiconductor company Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday unveiled a sweetened $44 billion agreement to acquire NXP Semiconductors NV , its most defiant move in its defense against a hostile $121 billion bid from Broadcom Ltd .

Feb 15 2018

Omnicom revenue misses on lower client spend, shares drop

U.S. advertising company Omnicom Group Inc on Thursday reported fourth-quarter revenue that missed Wall Street estimates due to lower spending by clients in North America and the healthcare sector.

Feb 14 2018

Interpublic sees stronger 2018 after lackluster year, shares rise

U.S. advertising group Interpublic reported higher-than-expected earnings for the final three months of 2017 and forecast a stronger year ahead, signaling that client spending may be ticking up after a year-long slowdown.

Feb 10 2018

Qualcomm warns of customer losses, legal hazards to Broadcom buyout

Qualcomm Inc warned on Friday it could lose two large clients if it accepted chipmaker Broadcom Ltd's revised $121 billion buyout offer and said it saw no path to regulatory approval of any deal. | Video


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