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Apple Vs Qualcomm

iPhone manufacturers join Apple’s legal war with Qualcomm

July 19th, 2017

In January, Apple filed a $1 billion suit against Qualcomm alleging that the company has been overcharging Apple for components used in the iPhone. Qualcomm, of course, promised to vigorously defend itself and just this month asked the ITC to issue a ban that would prevent Apple from importing select iPhone and iPad models into …

Qualcomm Apple iPhone ban ITC

Qualcomm goes nuclear, seeks total ban on iPhone imports

July 6th, 2017

Qualcomm has ratcheted its legal war with Apple up way past 11. The chipmaker has asked the US International Trade Commission to ban imports of some iPhone and iPad models from the US, on the grounds that they violate six Qualcomm patents. A related lawsuit was also filed in a California court Thursday seeking monetary …

iPhone 8 Display Fingerprint Reader

This obscure Android phone will steal the iPhone 8’s signature feature

June 28th, 2017

Qualcomm on Wednesday unveiled its new fingerprint-reading technology that works through the screen and even metal. Some will quickly say that Qualcomm just beat Apple in this particular race, but all that Qualcomm did was to announce the technology a couple of months earlier than Apple. The first phones that will incorporate it will only …

Apple Qualcomm lawsuit

Apple’s legal battle with Qualcomm is getting even worse

June 20th, 2017

Apple is currently locked in a bitter legal battle with Qualcomm, one of the major chip suppliers for the iPhone. The case relates to the royalties Qualcomm charges for the use of its patents; Apple claims they’re unfairly pricey, and has stopped paying Qualcomm for the time being. Qualcomm, as you can imagine, isn’t thrilled …

Intel vs ARM

Intel is preparing to spoil everyone else’s fun

June 10th, 2017

Intel, comfortably the largest manufacturer of desktop processors, is no stranger to throwing its weight around to protect its core business. It has spent years fighting a massive $1.2 billion fine from the EU for violating anti-trust law to shut out AMD, its only real competitor. Now, in a new blog post, Intel seems to …

Apple Qualcomm lawsuit

Apple’s fight with Qualcomm could hurt the iPhone 8

June 1st, 2017

Apple has been locked in a bitter dispute with Qualcomm, a major chip manufacturer that has historically supplied the wireless modems for the iPhone. According to a new report, Apple’s legal dispute with Qualcomm is going to have an effect on iPhone 8 components, and Apple might have to substitute some Qualcomm chips with Intel …