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IN BRIEF: A South Korean regulator has fined Qualcomm 1.03 trillion won ($865 million) for alleged antitrust violation, a decision the San Diego-based company will contest in court. The penalty is the largest ever levied to an individual company in South Korea. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) said on Wednesday, Qualcomm licensed its key patents only to key handset makers and didn’t properly negotiate the terms of its licenses. It also forced them to cough up royalties for an unnecessarily broad set of patents as part of sales ...