Qualcomm Inc


  • *Microsoft has been cooperating with investigation. BEIJING, Aug 26- Microsoft Corp's internet browser and media player are being targeted in a Chinese antitrust probe, raising the prospect of China revisiting the software bundling issue at the heart of past antitrust complaints against the firm in the West.

  • Microsoft has expressed willingness to cooperate with ongoing investigations, Zhang Mao, the head of the State Administration for Industry and Commerce, told reporters at a briefing in Beijing.

  • BEIJING, Aug 22- China's pricing regulator said on Friday U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc was seeking to end an investigation into monopoly practices and had expressed willingness to improve and correct pricing issues.

  • Qualcomm is one of at least thirty foreign firms to come under scrutiny as China seeks to enforce a 2008 anti-monopoly law- efforts some critics say have unfairly targeted overseas businesses, raising protectionism concerns.

  • Forget upheavals, stay long on this market: Pro Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:24 PM ET

    Investors should remain long and get ready to buy on pullbacks, funds manager Sarat Sethi says.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 18- German luxury car Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing regulators.

  • Mercedes guilty of price manipulation: China media Monday, 18 Aug 2014 | 1:04 AM ET
    Mercedes-Benz launches their new S-Class series

    Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported.

  • SHANGHAI, Aug 18- German car maker Daimler AG's luxury brand division Mercedes-Benz has been found guilty of manipulating prices for after-sales services in China, the official Xinhua news agency reported, citing authorities in Jiangsu province.

  • Samsung buys home-automation startup SmartThings Thursday, 14 Aug 2014 | 7:52 PM ET

    SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 14- Samsung Electronics Co Ltd will buy SmartThings, a startup backed by PayPal co-founder Max Levchin that helps connect household devices, one of its largest U.S.-startup acquisitions to date.

  • *Chinese academic took "huge rewards" from Qualcomm- Xinhua. BEIJING, Aug 14- Qualcomm Inc, under investigation for possible monopolistic practices in China, said it had no direct financial links with an antitrust expert sacked from a government advisory post after state media reported he had received payments from the firm.

  • European companies slam Chinese antitrust probes Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 8:42 PM ET

    European companies have lashed out at the Chinese government, saying that they have been subject to "intimidation tactics" by officials.

  • Qualcomm out to kill 'battery anxiety' Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 11:02 AM ET
    The Qualcomm booth at the 2014 International CES.

    No matter how fast, smart and powerful our phones get, they still often die by mid-day if we leave our charger behind.

  • BEIJING, Aug 13- A Chinese academic who sat on a government anti-monopoly advisory committee has been sacked, official news agency Xinhua reported on Wednesday, saying he had taken payments from U.S. chipmaker Qualcomm Inc..

  • Cisco feeling pain from China's protectionism Wednesday, 13 Aug 2014 | 7:34 AM ET
    Cisco Systems' Smart and Connected Residence application is demonstrated on a tablet device at a store in Hong Kong.

    With Cisco reporting earnings after the bell Wednesday, analysts aren't expecting much good news on its Chinese business.

  • BEIJING, Aug 13- The European Union Chamber of Commerce in China on Wednesday expressed concern over a recent series of antitrust investigations, saying China was using strong-arm tactics and appeared to be unfairly targeting foreign firms.

  • BEIJING, Aug 7- China's recent probes into Microsoft Corp and car companies including Audi and Chrysler have rekindled concerns that Beijing may be using an anti-monopoly law to support domestic firms at the expense of foreign companies.

  • Aug 6- It is hard, often thankless work being a mature technology company. New technology threatens existing revenues, making top-line growth difficult. For many, notably Microsoft and IBM, the play to make in response is something Bolko Hohaus of Lombard Odier Investment Managers has called GOSOBB, or Giving Out Stock Options and Buying them Back.

  • SAN FRANCISCO, Aug 6- Practice Fusion, provider of a free electronic health record service for doctors, bought app developer Ringadoc on Wednesday as it moves into a new market: telemedicine. Research firm IHS forecast that the U.S. market will grow to $1.9 billion in 2018, from $240 million in 2013..

  • China conducts new raids on Microsoft, Accenture Wednesday, 6 Aug 2014 | 7:49 AM ET
    China says it is investigating Microsoft for suspected monopolistic practices.

    A Chinese regulator conducted new raids on Microsoft and partner in China Accenture, the agency said on its website on Wednesday.

  • Chrysler is owned by Fiat SpA while Volkswagen owns Audi, and both are premium brands in China. The NDRC also said it was launching a probe into Mercedes-Benz, owned by Daimler AG, and that it had finished investigating a dozen Japanese spare-part manufacturers on similar anti-trust charges.