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
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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
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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
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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
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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.

Google tells EU an anti-trust fine would be “inappropriate.”
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Buy us a nice sticky bun instead

Google has told EU antitrust regulators' that it is jolly unfair that they are considering a hefty fine against the search outfit and they should consider other penalties.

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement
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$7.93 million fine

The European Union has fined optical maker Quanta Storage $7.93 million for participating in a cartel of eight ODD vendors, ODMs and OEMs.

Tsar Putin orders Google to ditch Android business model
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Or face a huge fine

Tsar Putin has decided that Google is going to have to ditch its current Android business model if it wants to continue to work in Mother Russia.