Analysis | How China's Huawei Killed ...

Analysis | How China's Huawei Killed $117 Billion Broadcom Deal: QuickTake

U.S. President Donald Trump's unprecedented move to block Broadcom Ltd.'s hostile takeover bid for Qualcomm Inc. reflects growing concern about China's rising economic prowess. At the heart of that decision to scupper what would've been the largest technology acquisition in history is Huawei Technologies Co., the world's third-largest maker of smartphones and, by some reckonings, the biggest producer of telecommunications equipment. Trump was acting on the recommendations of the Committee on Foreign Investment in the U.S., which vets deals for national security risks. The agency suggested that the deal could curtail U.S. investments in chip and wireless technologies, handing leadership to a relatively opaque Chinese company that's funneling billions into developing next-generation wireless systems.1. What is Huawei?

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