Friday

18th Aug 2017

Ticker

Mobile phone chipmaker Qualcomm to face EU probe

US firm Qualcomm, the world's leading chipmaker for mobile phones, is set to face an EU antitrust investigation, Reuters reports. The probe could arise from a four-year old complaint by rival Nvidia about alleged anti-competitive practices. The EU's competition commissioner threw out a previous anti-trust case against Qualcomm in 2010.

Brexit realities dawn in UK

Just over a year after a small majority voted for Britain to leave the EU, new realities are dawning on both the in and the out camps.

News in Brief

  1. Macedonia sacks top prosecutor over wiretap scandal
  2. ECB concerned stronger euro could derail economic recovery
  3. Mixed Irish reactions to post-Brexit border proposal
  4. European Union returns to 2 percent growth
  5. Russian power most feared in Europe
  6. Ireland continues to refuse €13 billion in back taxes from Apple
  7. UK unemployment lowest since 1975
  8. Europe facing 'explosive cocktail' in its backyard, report warns

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