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EC could open probe into Qualcomm - report

Wednesday 27 August 2014 | 09:11 CET | News
The European Commission may open an investigation into chipmaker Qualcomm this summer, following the revival of a complaint by UK chipmaker Icera, acquired by Nvidia in 2011, Reuters reported, citing different sources familiar with the matter. If found guilty of breaching European Union rules, Qualcomm could face a fine of up to USD 2.5 billion. Icera went to the EU in June 2010, accusing Qualcomm of anti-competitive behaviour. Details of the complaint were never made public. But another person familiar with the issue said Icera had accused Qualcomm of using patent-related incentives and

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Companies: European Commission / Icera / Intel / Nvidia / Qualcomm
Countries: Europe
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