EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges
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Wednesday, 20 April 2016 13:29

EU hits Google with Android monopoly charges


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
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Friday, 11 December 2015 11:50

Qualcomm in more hot water


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
Wednesday, 18 November 2015 12:07

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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Monday, 26 October 2015 11:16

EU fines Quanta for cartel involvement


$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.

Apple up to its anti-trust antics again
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Watchdog starts snuffling

Not contented being caught red-handed trying to raise the cost of ebooks, the fruity cargo cult Apple is attempting to sting its rivals in the music business. 

Apple convicted of playing monopoly
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Wednesday, 01 July 2015 10:01

Apple convicted of playing monopoly


Still refuses to confess because it insists it is not evil.

Fruity cargo cult Apple has lost its appeal against conviction for conspiring with publishers to raise the price of e-books but is still refusing to admit it could have done anything wrong.

Apple faces more anti-trust music
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Wednesday, 06 May 2015 11:05

Apple faces more anti-trust music


Because it is too caring and sharing

Apple's wheeling and dealing with the record labels is under US antitrust scrutiny as it might turn out to be a little bit illegal.

Apple continues tell anti-trust watchdog what to do
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We are too perfect

Fruity cargo cult Apple has an interesting way of dealing with court appointed watch-dogs – it simply ignores them.