For Qualcomm, China Antitrust Settlement May Be Just the Beginning
The settlement of China’s antitrust probe into Qualcomm Inc is likely
to intensify global scrutiny of the firm’s highly profitable patent
licensing business, and may even call into question its worldwide
contracts with smartphone makers such as Apple and Samsung.
National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) is moving to wrap up
its 13-month investigation into the U.S. chipmaker as soon as possible,
the regulator said in a…