Broadcom CEO Hock Tan, pictured here at the White House with President Trump repatriated his company to the United States on November 2, 2017. But Trump issued an order to block Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm on March 12, 2018. Photo: Abaca Press/TNS

Trump kills US$117 billion takeover of Qualcomm by Singapore’s Broadcom, citing national security threat

Trump had hailed chipmaker Broadcom’s recent decision to relocate to the US, but its bid for 5G wireless tech firm had also stoked China fears

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Broadcom CEO Hock Tan, pictured here at the White House with President Trump repatriated his company to the United States on November 2, 2017. But Trump issued an order to block Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm on March 12, 2018. Photo: Abaca Press/TNS
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