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Qualcomm Says China Is Investigating Whether Firm Broke Its Anti-Monopoly Law

Qualcomm said Monday that a Chinese government agency is looking into whether the chipmaker broke one of the country’s anti-monopoly laws.

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Asa Mathat | All Things Digital

In a statement, Qualcomm said that the substance of the investigation is confidential, and that it is not aware of any charge that it has broken the law. “We will continue to cooperate with the (Chinese government agency) as it conducts its confidential investigation,” Qualcomm said.

Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs recently told The Wall Street Journal that it was seeing fallout in China from the NSA scandal and other issues.


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Just as the atom bomb was the weapon that was supposed to render war obsolete, the Internet seems like capitalism’s ultimate feat of self-destructive genius, an economic doomsday device rendering it impossible for anyone to ever make a profit off anything again. It’s especially hopeless for those whose work is easily digitized and accessed free of charge.

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