Xerox's hostile takeover of HP gambit

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    So why is this here in Science and Technology? It potentially has to do with two technologies HP has. First is it's printing tech that could turn factories into giant printers, a huge potential profit base right there but more importantly is the second technology that could revolutionize medical treatment. One of the biggest if not the largest factor in high medical costs are pharmaceuticals, Microfluidics technology could change all of that.

    Is Icahn Attempting a Hostile Takeover of HP? Figuring Out the Backstory | Tech Buzz | TechNewsWorld
     
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    The Chinese haven't stolen it yet ?

    (from the OP)
    The U.S. government blocked the move as a matter of national security, likely out of concern that it would have handed 5G leadership to Huawei and China. That alone could have shifted the balance of power from the U.S. to China.

    For the same reasons the Pentagon is in high gear
    trying to keep up with China's 5G capacity.--
    China already has more than 80,000 5G macro base stations.
     
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    Different corporate merger used as an example of hostile takeover reasons/attempts. This is about Microfluidics technology impact in the medical field.

    What is MicroFluidics.......

    Microfluidics is both the science which studies the behaviour of fluids through micro-channels, and the technology of manufacturing microminiaturized devices containing chambers and tunnels through which fluids flow or are confined.
    Microfluidics deal with very small volumes of fluids, down to femtoliters (fL) which is a quadrillionth of a liter. Fluids behave very differently on the micrometric scale than they do in everyday life: these unique features are the key for new scientific experiments and innovations.

    The key concept related to microfluidics is to integrate in a simple micro-sized system operations that commonly sollicits a whole laboratory.
    Microfluidics? A general overview
     
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    Okay ,
    but isn't hostile takeover a slightly misleading title then ?
     
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    That's why I clarified in the OP; "So why is this here in Science and Technology? It potentially has to do with two technologies HP has."
    Key words if you understand or even took basic English Composition in elementary school............ The title is a "lead in".
    If the OP was specifically addressing mergers then I wouldn't have put it in Science and Technology........ Oops.......
     
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