South Korean authorities are investigating Apple, according to a Reuters report this morning. And while Korean authorities aren't discussing details, the probe may have something to do with Apple's contracts with mobile network operators.
Qualcomm is hoping to force some major tech companies including Apple and Samsung to surrender documents that were supplied to South Korean antitrust regulators investing the San Diego-based chip maker.
Qualcomm said South Korean antitrust authorities have accused the chipset giant of violating South Korean law through its licensing practices and proposes to fine the company. The disclosure about the investigation, which was first launched earlier this year, is the latest in a series of tussles the company has had with antitrust regulators worldwide over its licensing business, which is how Qualcomm derives the majority of its profit.
Qualcomm is facing new pressure from regulators after South Korea's antitrust regulator said it is considering investigating whether the chipset giant misused its dominant market position in the country. The probe comes just days after Qualcomm announced a settlement with China's National Development and Reform Commission, in which the company agreed to pay a $975 million fine and change its licensing and royalty practices.
I was still wrapping up my holiday break when the news broke that US lawmakers are lobbying the South Korean government to
A shift away from Wi-Fi usage in leading LTE countries could cause some operators to question their plans to install Wi-Fi to offload their cellular networks, accepting that European subscribers might respond differently to LTE availability.
Google's Motorola Mobility unit said it will shut down its mobile development and operations in South Korea and will cut most of its staff in the country next year. The action is Google's latest effort to slim down Motorola after acquiring the company earlier this year.
Vodafone is revamping its partnership agreements in Asia as part of its efforts to provide better roaming and network coverage in the region. Vodafone joined the Conexus Mobile Alliance that includes
NSN culls 1,500 staff Nokia Siemens is
A new study of the world's leading mobile operators,from Wireless Intelligence, has them ranked by revenue, as against total customer numbers. This might seem unfair on some of the large emerging