Foxconn Chairman Terry Gou announced in his final official appearance as chairman at the June 20 board meeting that he will resign from his position. A nine-person operations committee will take over.
U.S. mobile chipmaker Qualcomm announced on August 10 that it has settled an anti-trust case with Taiwan's Fair Trade Commission(TFTC). Qualcomm paid out for a total of $93 million, which was reduced from $774 million. It further pledged to invest $700 million more in Taiwan within the next five years.