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Qualcomm Fights Apple’s Attempt to Move Battleground to Britain

The saga of Apple’s war with Qualcomm over its lucrative use of patents has spilled into a British court. But Qualcomm says their legal fight should stay firmly across the Atlantic. Qualcomm asked Judge Paul Morgan on Tuesday to declare the British court has no right to determine whether it breached competition laws because the matter will effectively be settled… Read More »

Qualcomm Fights Apple’s Attempt to Move Battleground to Britain

The saga of Apple’s war with Qualcomm over its lucrative use of patents has spilled into a British court. But Qualcomm says their legal fight should stay firmly across the Atlantic. Qualcomm asked Judge Paul Morgan on Tuesday to declare the British court has no right to determine whether it breached competition laws because the matter will effectively be settled… Read More »

Broadcom Takeover of Qualcomm Blocked by US President Trump’s Executive Order

US President Donald Trump on Monday blocked microchip maker Broadcom’s proposed takeover of Qualcomm on national security grounds, ending what would have been the technology industry’s biggest deal ever amid concerns that it would give China the upper hand in mobile communications. The presidential order reflected a calculation that the United States’ lead in creating technology and setting standards for the next generation… Read More »

Qualcomm Board to Discuss Broadcom’s Takeover Bid

Qualcomm said Wednesday its board would “promptly” consider a hostile $121 billion (roughly Rs. 7.8 lakh crores) takeover bid by Singapore-based Broadcomfollowing a meeting of top executives of the two computer chipmaking giants. “We met with representatives of Broadcom for two hours earlier today, and listened carefully to what they had to say,” Qualcomm said in a statement. “The Qualcomm board will… Read More »

Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 SoC Detailed: Kryo 385 CPU, Adreno 630 GPU, Secure Processing Unit, and More

Just a day after its formal announcement, Qualcomm on Wednesday revealed the major components making Snapdragon 845 a compelling processor for next-generation flagship Android devices. The new SoC is based on the company’s custom Kryo 385 architecture that is touted to speed up the performance by up to 25 percent compared with last year’s Snapdragon 835, while an Adreno 630 GPU is available to… Read More »

Apple Accuses Qualcomm of Patent Infringement in Countersuit

Apple on Wednesday filed a countersuit against Qualcomm, alleging that Qualcomm’s Snapdragon mobile phone chips that power a wide variety of Android-based devices infringe on Apple’s patents, the latest development in a long-running dispute. Qualcomm in July accused Apple of infringing several patents related to helping mobile phones get better battery life. Apple has denied the claims that it violated Qualcomm’s battery life patents and… Read More »

Qualcomm Sues Apple for Breach of Contract, Says It Shared Information With Intel

Qualcomm Inc has sued Apple Inc, alleging that it violated a software licence contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in the longstanding dispute between Qualcomm and Apple. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented access to the… Read More »

Apple, Others Warn EU Over Patent Fees Guidelines That Favour Qualcomm, Ericsson

Apple, Volkswagen, BMW, and Daimler have warned EU regulators that adopting patent fee guidelines which favour Qualcomm and Ericsson could hurt consumers and hinder innovation. The companies’ lobbying group, the Fair Standards Alliance (FSA), voiced their concerns in a letter dated Oct. 16 to European Commission President Jean-Claude Juncker, Competition Commissioner Margrethe Vestager, Industry Commissioner Elzbieta Bienkowska and their colleagues. The move comes as the EU… Read More »

Apple Lawsuits Against Qualcomm Can Proceed, US Judge Rules

Apple’s 11 foreign lawsuits against Qualcomm can proceed while the company’s dispute plays out in the United States, a US federal judge in San Diego ruled September 7. Qualcomm and Apple are facing off in federal court over Qualcomm’s licensing for modem chips, which provide mobile data connectivity to devices like the iPhone. Because those chips have become a standard across… Read More »

Apple Lawsuits Against Qualcomm Can Proceed, US Judge Rules

Apple’s 11 foreign lawsuits against Qualcomm can proceed while the company’s dispute plays out in the United States, a US federal judge in San Diego ruled September 7. Qualcomm and Apple are facing off in federal court over Qualcomm’s licensing for modem chips, which provide mobile data connectivity to devices like the iPhone. Because those chips have become a standard across… Read More »