Qualcomm fined €242m by European Commission over price war that drove Icera out of business

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Qualcomm sold UMTS baseband chipset at below cost to keep Icera from getting a foothold in the market, according to the European Commission

Qualcomm has been fined €242 million today by European Union antitrust authorities over a price war more than a decade ago with British fabless semiconductor company Icera. The penalty was levie...

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