Qualcomm fined 1 billion by the EU for paying off Apple

24 January 2018
The chipset company paid for exclusivity and shutting out rivals.

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  • sadman

stop fined €1b

  • xchatter

Anonymous, 26 Jan 2018So Apple accepted the bribe, but their is no evidence of wrongdoing?I was thinking the same thing...

  • CAROL

Anonymous, 25 Jan 2018I don't get it. If it's wrong for Qualcomm to bribe Apple not to... moreDo not worry, it is only about the money. Probably apple bribed Eu to not sue them.

  • Celluloid

.alpha, 24 Jan 2018A lot of Qualcomm supporters have no idea what they are talking ... moreYeah. Sweet.

  • Anonymous

AnonD-632062, 25 Jan 2018"She said Apple is in clear since there is no evidence of wrongd... moreSo Apple accepted the bribe, but their is no evidence of wrongdoing?

  • AnonD-598677

i think Qualcomm should stop supply anything to Apple company, looks not worth it, after they get what they want, they split on you

Shootergod, 25 Jan 2018There's one court unknown rule in USA: "Whoever pays the most, c... moreHow typical.
Who have most money can do literrary everything.
Even obey the laws.

  • AnonD-632062

"She said Apple is in clear since there is no evidence of wrongdoing."

LOL, joke of the millenium!

  • Anonymous

Anonymous, 25 Jan 2018I don't get it. If it's wrong for Qualcomm to bribe Apple not to... moreWhen its apple accepting the bribe and possibly paying a bribe yup keep out of trouble

  • Anonymous

I don't get it. If it's wrong for Qualcomm to bribe Apple not to purchase chips from competitors, then isn't it wrong for Apple to accept such a bribe? How can Qualcomm be in the wrong and get fined and not Apple? In what other context anywhere is it illegal to offer a bribe, but legal to accept one?

CptPower, 24 Jan 2018Apple and Qualcomm both are responsible but only Qualcomm was fi... moreThere's one court unknown rule in USA: "Whoever pays the most, can be an innocent one in court" apple won over Samsung only in US court!
#PreventHuaweitoUSA #ApplevsSamsungcase
#thankmelater #keepitasasecret

  • Anonymous

.alpha, 24 Jan 2018A lot of Qualcomm supporters have no idea what they are talking ... moreThat's also why they prevent Exynos powered Samsung flagships to come to the US. The top end Exynos chips are actually superior to Qualcomm's.

  • Anonymous

Now this explains why Qualcomm was so upset with apple over the whole inferior chip thing. .. about making them look bad.
They are basically like we pay you to use this. Don't stab us in the back

  • Anonymous

XX.XX, 24 Jan 2018What business is this to the EU when Apple can choose to solely ... moreObviously it's not who apple chooses but the illegal transactions and monopoly of such to make sure that they only use them

  • Anonymous

So, Qualcomm was shutting out Intel. Well, Intel used to shut out AMD. Karma. Sticking with Exynos. Only.

What business is this to the EU when Apple can choose to solely use Qualcomm forever and not even look at other manufacturers/competitors at all?

Well done,EU...
Now take $2b from Apple,for start...

  • Anonymous

Fine them more. :)

  • Anonymous

AnonD-718713, 24 Jan 2018This ^^I third this lol

  • AnonD-718713

Anonymous, 24 Jan 2018Well, glad you as a customer, prefer to be screwed by corporations. This ^^