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News: Apple offices in South Korea raided ahead of iPhone X release

2 months agoTechnology / Mobile : iLounge

South Korean authorities have raided Apple’s offices, asking questions about business practices before the iPhone X’s release in that country last Friday, Metro reports. Last year Apple was the target of a Fair Trade Commission investigation...Show More Summary

Taiwan Fines Qualcomm $773 Million for Antitrust Violations

3 months agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Qualcomm’s global legal issues continue, as the Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission (TFTC) fined the company roughly $773 million (NT$23.4 billion) for illegal licensing and chip pricing practices. This development is yet another antitrust...Show More Summary

Qualcomm takes a $773 million hit in its fight against Apple

The Taiwanese Fair Trade Commission has fined Qualcomm NT$23.4 billion ($773 million) for antitrust violations. This is one other major defeat for the chipmaker that’s currently embroiled in a complicated legal battle against Apple and other tech firms. Show More Summary

Qualcomm appealing TFTC's decision in $773 million USD fine

The Taiwan Fair Trade Commission recently ruled in favor of the $773 million USD fine against Qualcomm, but the company plans on appealing the court's final word. Qualcomm might not be a household name for everyone, but chances are your phone is powered by one of the company's processors. Show More Summary

Qualcomm faces $774 million antitrust fine in Taiwan

Qualcomm's antitrust troubles aren't going away any time soon. Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission has fined the company the equivalent of $774 million over claims it abused its dominance of cellular chipsets in phones. The company effectively...Show More Summary

Apple’s battle with Qualcomm gets boost from Taiwanese antitrust ruling

3 months agoTechnology / Apple : 9 to 5 Mac

Apple’s claim that mobile chipmaker Qualcomm has for years been engaged in monopolistic behaviour got a boost today from a Taiwanese ruling. An investigation by Taiwan’s Fair Trade Commission ruled that Qualcomm has been violating antitrust rules for at least seven years … more…

South Korean court refuses Qualcomm's request to suspend antitrust order

Qualcomm may have to change its licensing practices in Korea. Back in December, South Korea's Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) fined Qualcomm 1.03 trillion won ($912 million) for unlawful licensing deals relating to its modem sales and patents. Qualcomm...Show More Summary

South Korean court rejects Qualcomm request to suspend $912M antitrust ruling

In a move likely to aid Apple, a South Korean court has turned down a Qualcomm motion to suspend a December order by the Korea Fair Trade Commission, which leveled a $912.34 million fine against the chipmaker and directed it to fix how it handles patent licensing and chip sales.

Airtel Loses Crucial Case Against Jio; Competition Commission Says Jio Has Not Broken Any Law By Offering Free Services

  In yet another huge setback for Airtel, Competition Commission of India (CCI), which is the fair trade regulator, has dismissed Airtel’s complaint against Jio. In their judgement, whose copy is with us, the Commission has clearly stated that offering free, cheap services to penetrate a market is not illegal, in any matter. Show More Summary

Qualcomm licensing blocked Samsung from selling Exynos chips

Deal dating back to 1993 is reportedly why we're not seeing more non-Samsung phones running Exynos. South Korea's Fair Trade Commission has claimed that Qualcomm blocked Samsung from selling its own Exynos processors to other manufacturers...Show More Summary

South Korean antitrust investigation looks to determine if Google doomed Samsung’s Tizen platform

11 months agoTechnology : Venture Beat

Google is facing antitrust scrutiny yet again, with South Korea’s Fair Trade Commission (FTC) announcing that it’s investigating the U.S. search giant to determine if it obstructed mobile partner Samsung’s development of its homegrown smartphone platform, Tizen. Show More Summary

Google investigated in South Korea over Android anti-fragmentation clause

The Fair Trade Commission (FTC) is investigating if Google hindered Samsung's development of its own mobile operating system.

FTC slaps Qualcomm with antitrust lawsuit, alleging it forced Apple to use its chips

Mobile chipset maker Qualcomm Inc. is being sued by the Federal Trade Commission for violating laws on fair competition. The FTC has filed a three-page complaint about Qualcomm, accusing it of strong-arming smartphone manufacturers including Apple Inc. Show More Summary

U.S. Chipmaker Faces Record Antitrust Fine from South Korea

The Korea Fair Trade Commission, a corporate regulator based in South Korea, declared that it would fine mobile chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. a hefty $853 million over the company’s purported abuse of antitrust laws. The announcement comes...Show More Summary

Korea Blasts Qualcomm with $865M Fine

Qualcomm this week refuted accusations made by the Korea Fair Trade Commission that it has violated Korean antitrust laws. The KFTC says Qualcomm has abused its dominant position in the market with unfair and unnecessarily broad licensing practices for wireless technology and modems. Show More Summary

South Korea Fines Qualcomm $865 Million for Anti-Trust Violations

Word comes out of South Korea today that the country’s antitrust regulatory authority, the Korean Fair Trade Commission (KFTC), has ruled against Qualcomm in an ongoing antitrust investigation and is fining the company $865 million.Show More Summary

Qualcomm hit with $856M fine

Following a nearly three-year investigation from the South Korean Fair Trade Commission, Qualcomm faces the largest antitrust fine in South Korean history, $85 million.        

Qualcomm fined $854M by South Korean antitrust regulators

A year after getting hit by an eye-watering $975 million antitrust fine in China, Qualcomm Inc. is once again on the hook over its business practices. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) today ordered the chip maker to pay $854 million for what it has deemed to be anti-competitive behavior in the mobile processor market. Show More Summary

Qualcomm is fined $865 million by South Korean antitrust regulator

South Korea's antitrust regulator slapped an $865-million fine on Qualcomm Inc. on Wednesday for allegedly violating competition laws. The Fair Trade Commission said the San Diego company had engaged in unfair business practices in patent licensing and chip sales, including refusing to let rival...

Korea hits Apple modem supplier Qualcomm with $853M fine for antitrust violations

The South Korean Fair Trade Commission has hit U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm -- a major Apple supplier -- with a 1.03 trillion won ($853 million) fine, charging that the company only licenses key patents to cellphone makers, and doesn't follow the rules when negotiating terms, among other complaints.

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