EU moves against chipmaker Broadcom in latest US tech salvo

Europe has ordered chipmaker Broadcom to stop applying exclusivity clauses in agreements with six of its major customers — imposing so called ‘interim measures’ based on preliminary findings from an ongoing antitrust investigation. The move follows a formal statement of objections issued by the Competition Commission in June.¬†At the time the regulator said it would […]

EU moves against chipmaker Broadcom in latest US tech salvo

The EU's powerful anti-trust authority on Wednesday ordered US chipmaker Broadcom to immediately halt uncompetitive sales practices, using an unprecedented weapon against US big tech.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechXplore

Margrethe Vestager to Broadcom: Stop exclusivity deals until EU probe ends

Broadcom's tech is slowly eating the world, but that probably won't last forever. The U.S. silicon giant is currently under fire both at home and in the EU over its anticompetitive practices, ...

Thu 17 Oct 19 from Techspot

EU orders Broadcom to halt exclusivity deals while investigation deepens

EU aims to prevent "irreparable harm" while the investigation is still ongoing.

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Arstechnica

Europe deploys new weapon in its antitrust fight with Big Tech

Europe has escalated its crackdown on anti-competitive behavior by US tech companies, taking the rare step of ordering chipmaker Broadcom to halt certain business practices before an investigation ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from CNN

Europe issues interim antitrust order against Broadcom as probe continues

Europe has ordered chipmaker Broadcom to stop applying exclusivity clauses in agreements with six of its major customers — imposing so called ‘interim measures’ based on preliminary ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from TechCrunch

Broadcom says EU antitrust order will not impact business, will challenge it

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom said on Wednesday that an EU antitrust order to halt certain business deals with six TV and modem makers will not have a material impact on its business and it will ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom told to stop exclusivity deals till EU probe ends

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom has been ordered to halt exclusivity deals with six TV and modem makers for up to three years while EU antitrust enforcers investigate whether these agreements are aimed ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

Broadcom ordered to stop exclusivity deals till EU probe ends

U.S. chipmaker Broadcom has been ordered to halt exclusivity deals with TV and modem makers while EU antitrust enforcers investigate whether these agreements are aimed at thwarting rivals. ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

EU orders Broadcom to suspend some deals with six modem, tv makers

EU antitrust regulators on Wednesday ordered U.S. chipmaker Broadcom to suspend certain business deals with TV and modem makers while they investigate whether these agreements are aimed at ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

EU's Vestager to hold news conference 09:30 GMT, spotlight likely on Broadcom

European Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager will hold a news conference at 9:30 GMT, the European Commission said on Wednesday, with the focus expected to be on U.S. chipmaker Broadcom. ...

Wed 16 Oct 19 from Reuters Technology

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