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Tech World: Qualcomm’s mammoth $1.2bn fine, SoftBank’s latest investment and more

Welcome to Tech World, your quick roundup of some of the top technology news stories from across the globe.

This month, we bring you the latest on Qualcomm’s mammoth $1.2bn fine, SoftBank’s latest tech investment and more.

For this episode’s Hot Topic interview, we spoke to Pragasen Morgan from EY about the upcoming General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR).

First though, here are your top international stories.

Qualcomm’s huge fine

Qualcomm, the world’s biggest producer of mobile phone chips, has been handed a mammoth €997m fine by the EU after paying Apple to use its product.

The EU’s Competition Commission said Qualcomm had “prevented rivals from competing in the market”, but the chip maker is looking to appeal the fine, after saying in a statement that it strongly disagreed with the decision....

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