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EU is expected to impose a hefty fine on Qualcomm for anti-competitive practices

On 24 January, EU antitrust regulators are expected to impose a multi-million euro fine on Qualcomm Inc for paying Apple Inc to use only its chips, according to a person familiar with the matter. T...

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Qualcomm Fine From EU Antitrust Regulators Said to Be Expected Wednesday

EU antitrust regulators are expected to impose a multi-million euro fine on Qualcomm on Wednesday for paying Apple to use only its chips, according to a person familiar with the matter. The Europea...

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Afghan hotel attack stirs fresh debate on private security firms

A bloody Taliban raid on a high-end hotel guarded by a private company in the Afghan capital has stirred fresh debate about the role of security firms in the violence-plagued country. Five gunmen d...

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Facebook to make it easier for its 2 billion users to manage their own privacy ahead of EU law

Facebook will make it easier for its more than 2 billion users to manage their own data in response to a tough new European Union law that comes into force in May, the social network’s Chief Operat...

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European Union takes Panama, seven others off tax haven list

The decision drew criticism from campaigners including Oxfam who said the EU#39;s commitment to tackling tax avoidance after the "Panama Papers" leak last year has now been watered down.

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EU removes eight countries from tax haven list: source

The EU today removed eight countries including Panama and South Korea from its new tax haven blacklist, a European source said, a move that has drawn criticism from activists. The United Arab Emira...

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