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4/4/2012 12:26 PM EDT
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GREAT-Terry
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re: NXP buys Dutch design house for automotive thrust
GREAT-Terry   4/16/2012 3:29:06 AM
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If the Catena is expert in wireless and entertainment business, how can it contribute in engine emission control or some other non-infotainment area?

t.alex
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re: NXP buys Dutch design house for automotive thrust
t.alex   4/5/2012 9:04:21 PM
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There would be some executing wireless automotive application to work.

Pieter van Nuenen @ NXP
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Pieter van Nuenen @ NXP   4/5/2012 2:41:55 PM
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After closing of the deal, Catena will continue to operate as a standalone company, wholly owned by NXP. This setup will allow the Catena team to continue to serve third parties, outside of NXP, as they have successfully done in the past.

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eewiz   4/5/2012 2:19:28 AM
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But once NXP acquire Catena, they will stop servicing /selling IP to other clients. So no conflict of interest!

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re: NXP buys Dutch design house for automotive thrust
Jeanshack   4/4/2012 9:21:18 PM
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Won't a product company buying an IP and solution provider lead to a conflict of interest?

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