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22 Sep 2017
Qualcomm may win European Union approval for its takeover of NXP Semiconductors by the end of the year after striking a final deal with regulators on patent licensing issues, according to people familiar with the review.
25 Jul 201730 Jun 2017
Globalfoundries has asked European antitrust regulators to investigate market leader TSMC, accusing the Taiwan-based firm of unfair competition, an industry source said on Monday.
28 Jun 20179 Dec 2016
EU antitrust authorities have halted their scrutiny of Qualcomm's $38 billion bid for NXP Semiconductors after the companies failed to provide relevant information.
20 Oct 201620 Sep 2016
6 Sep 2016
Microsoft will shut down Skype's London offices, making most of its employees redundant, and terminating the headquarters of a rare European technology champion. The closure comes at a time when the British tech industry is desperate to indicate that it is thriving and open for business in the wake of Britain's vote to leave the EU.
The Financial Times
1 Sep 201614 Jul 201630 Jun 2016
Japan's government has warned that Brexit could result in the country's firms moving their European head offices out of Britain.
27 Jun 2016
The Chinese yuan fell to its weakest level against the US dollar since late 2010, after China's central bank cut its daily-fix value for the currency by the biggest margin since a one-time devaluation in August 2015.
Wall Street Journal
24 Jun 2016
The Institute of Directors (IoD) surveyed 1,000 of its members and found that a quarter planned to freeze recruitment.
23 Jun 201631 May 201619 May 2016
UKIP leader Nigel Farage hailed it as the UK's "independence day" but the Remain camp called it a "catastrophe."
26 Apr 201621 Apr 201620 Apr 201615 Dec 2015
A brief history of a dominant Google's soul-searching competition battle in the EU.
24 Nov 2015
Europe's competition regulator has accused Qualcomm of predatory pricing and paying a major handset maker to use its 4G baseband chips exclusively.
17 Jul 2015
European antitrust regulators cleared on Monday Avago Technologies planned US$37 billion takeover of rival chipmaker Broadcom without conditions.
6 Jul 2015
The European Commission (EC), the administrative and executive body of the 28-nation European Union (EU), has opened two antitrust investigations into the behavior of Qualcomm with regard to its market dominance of semiconductors used in consumer electronics.
23 Jun 2015
Greece's Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has said that the Greeks made a "brave choice" in voting to reject the terms of an international bailout.
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In a ruling issued Thursday, the European Union's General Court rejected Intel's appeal of a EUR1.06 billion (US$1.44 billion) penalty for antitrust violations. Instead, the EU General Court upheld the record-breaking penalty against the US computer chip giant, which had been issued in 2009 by the EU Commission.
5 Jun 2013
The German economy grew strongly in the second quarter, raising hopes that the eurozone has come out of recession.
The EU will delay for two months the full impact of import tariffs it planned to put on China-based solar panel equipment, to allow China-based manufacturers to negotiate a settlement that could defuse one of the biggest trade disputes in recent decades, EU officials said on June 4.
Wall Street Journal
The EU's trade chief on June 4 carried out his threat to impose tariffs on solar panels from China.
The New York Times
Tariffs imposed by the EU on Chinese solar panels are lower than expected and may drive up imports for the next two months while officials pursue a trade agreement, renewable-energy developers said.