Aussie banks moan that Apple is a bunch of drongos
Published in Mobiles

"Intransigent, closed and controlling" and not fair dinkum

Three Australian banks have moaned to the country’s anti-trust watch dingo that the Apple Pay service is not fair dinkum.

South Korea investigates Google
Published in News

Playing monopoly

South Korea's antitrust regulator has admitted for the first time that it is looking into whether Google has violated the country's anticompetition laws.

Authorities raid Amazon Japan
Published in News

Drone free

The Japanese Fair Trade Commission (FTC) paid a visit to Amazon’s Japanese office investigating whether the company was pressuring its suppliers over prices.

Qualcomm faces fines in Korea
Published in Processors

$883,259,284 for anti-trust

Qualcomm faces up to a $883,259,284 fine in Korea for allegedly violating anti-trust regulations, the Fair Trade Commission (FTC) said.

Spotify slams Apple for anti-trust
Published in News

Expect a court case

Music streaming service Spotify has accused Fruity cargo cult Apple of refusing to approve its iPhone App because its service competes with Apple Music.

Symantec’s Windows kernel loading anti-virus is a nightmare
Published in News

Who would have thunk it?

Symantec hit on a wizard wheeze for creating a more secure version of windows by jacking its security software into the kernel.

Google faces first EU fine
Published in News

No deal in site

Google is heading for a huge European Union antitrust fine this year and it does not seem to have come up with a face-saving deal.

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
Published in News

Do not pass go, to not collect $200

As we expected the EU has finally waded into Google for “abusing” its dominant position in the smartphone market by forcing device makers to adopt certain apps.

Qualcomm in more hot water
Published in Processors

Shares fall as EU makes anti-trust noises

Mobile chipmaker Qualcomm is having an Annus horribilis this year with the world and its dog wanting to sue for it playing its monopoly games.

Qualcomm worries deepen
Published in Processors
18 November 2015

Qualcomm worries deepen

Anti-trust probe in South Korea

Qualcomm can’t really get a lucky break anywhere. The chipmaker has just confirmed that it is facing an anti-trust probe in South Korea.