30 Sep '16, 7pm

Qualcomm Looks to Gobble Up NXP

I for one welcome our silicone overlords….. All joking aside, large companies will always try to swallow one more piece of the pie. The problem is that once they become bloated they can no longer function. The larger a company gets the more efficient it gets, to a certain point (even that is debatable). Then you have a sharp decline in efficiency, jaded employees and people who hate them. At some point they choke and become loosing proposition. All driven by board of directors from the top which will promptly do something to gut the company and walk away with 90% of its worth leaving it broke and expired. This is the trend in every industry. Get used to it. I have worked in plenty of places that went through mergers. None of it is fun, and it is a sure way to loose talent leaving behind a mess and high expectations that are never met. I have worked in places where the bure...

Full article: http://hackaday.com/2016/09/30/qualcomm-looks-to-gobble-u...

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