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Apple remains in violation of Chinese court order after iPhone software update, Qualcomm says

12/17/2018, 09:12 pm

Despite a software update pushed out to iPhone users in China on Monday, Qualcomm believes Apple remains afoul of a court ruling that found certain models of the handset in violation of two patents.

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Lawsuit blaming Apple's FaceTime for fatal car crash dismissed

12/17/2018, 02:12 pm

A lawsuit claiming Apple was responsible for the death of a passenger in car crash has been dismissed by an appeals court, confirming an earlier ruling that it wasn't the company's fault the accident was caused by a driver using FaceTime.

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Apple manufacturer Foxconn not negotiating with Qualcomm over $9B royalties dispute

12/17/2018, 07:12 am

Foxconn is not in talks to settle an antitrust lawsuit it and other Apple assembly partners have leveled against Qualcomm, with its lawyers readying for a protracted legal battle.

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Qualcomm cannot use Apple's move to Intel chips as evidence in antitrust case, judge rules

12/13/2018, 10:12 pm

Qualcomm's defense in a pending U.S. antitrust action was dealt a blow on Thursday, as a federal judge ruled that evidence regarding Apple's supplier partnership with Intel is inadmissible in a coming trial.

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Qualcomm's president says Apple iPhone modem saga will end soon -- but that seems unlikely

12/07/2018, 10:12 am

Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon believes that the legal battle with Apple over the iPhone modem could end in 2019, but if history -- and Apple's remarks -- are any indication, that's a long-shot.

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Apple's royalty payments showdown with Qualcomm set for April 15

12/03/2018, 07:12 am

A date has been set for a courtroom battle between Apple and Qualcomm in San Diego in April, one set to resolve some of the ongoing patents and royalties lawsuits between the two companies around the world, but while the possibility of a settlement has been raised in a recent Qualcomm interview, Apple's legal team insist this not to be the case at all.

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Woman fails to find Apple's Black Friday gift card offer terms, launches class action suit

11/30/2018, 10:11 am

A dubious class action lawsuit against Apple accuses the company of misleading customers during its recent Black Friday shopping event by supposedly promoting products not covered by a gift card promotion, but the basis of the suit itself appears to stem from a consumer failing to read the terms and conditions of the sale.

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Supreme Court questions Apple's arguments over App Store antitrust suit

11/27/2018, 09:11 am

The U.S. Supreme Court challenged about Apple's oral arguments concerning accusations the App Store is a monopoly during oral arguments on Monday, with the iPhone producer insisting the antitrust suit should be brought by app developers, rather than consumers.

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Future path of Apple's App Stores at stake in Monday's Supreme Court arguments

11/26/2018, 07:11 am

A contentious class action suit accusing Apple of holding and maintaining a monopoly on app distribution for the iPhone plus overcharging hits the Supreme Court on Monday, with the suit seeking millions of dollars -- and it could potentially have wide-ranging implications industry-wide.

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Apple's dual-camera iPhones subject of new patent lawsuit

10/09/2018, 09:10 pm

A lawsuit filed Tuesday claims Apple's dual-camera iPhone technology, deployed in smartphone models dating back to iPhone 7 Plus, infringes on a patent for enhancing digital photographic images using multiple lenses and sensors.

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$1.3 billion iPhone Safari cookie suit against Google shut down by UK courts

10/08/2018, 07:10 am

Early Monday, London's High Court shut down a representative action -- or class action -- suit against Google that alleged that the company had illegally collected users' internet habits for tailored advertising purposes from 5.4 million iPhone users.

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Qualcomm shouldn't win iPhone import ban, says ITC judge

09/28/2018, 03:09 pm

The iPhone will not be subjected to an import ban to the United States, a judge for the U.S International Trade Commission presiding over the patent row between Apple and Qualcomm, despite determining Apple has likely infringed one of three Qualcomm patents at the center of the case.

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Qualcomm faces more antitrust scrutiny in Germany over iPhone modem lawsuits

09/12/2018, 10:09 am

Qualcomm is facing increased scrutiny in Europe, with more preliminary investigations being made against the company over antitrust issues, due to a complaint from Apple earlier this year that alleges Qualcomm is using patent lawsuits in Germany as a means to monopolize part of the iPhone supply chain.

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Apple escapes most punitive measures in VirnetX FaceTime, VPN trial

09/05/2018, 09:09 am

The contents of a final judgement in the long-running patent case between non-practicing entity VirnetX and Apple have been unsealed, revealing that while both companies had motions denied by the court, VirnetX was granted only half the "sunset royalty" it demanded and was refused an embargo on sales and imports.

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Apple, Google, Twitter, Facebook accused of suppressing political content in lawsuit

08/30/2018, 08:08 am

Apple and a number of other tech companies are being sued by a watchdog organization over claims of content censorship, following after President Donald Trump publicly accused online services of bias against republican news outlets and other publications.

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Woman sues feds over data retention after iPhone seized at border

08/24/2018, 11:08 am

An American Muslim woman has filed suit after, she claims, agents at Newark Airport took her iPhone after she refused to unlock it. At issue is data that she believes the agents copied and retained, including photos of her in "a state of undress."

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Lawsuit takes aim at Google for constant location history tracking

08/21/2018, 08:08 am

A man from San Diego has launched a class action suit versus Google over the recent discovery that the company's iOS and Android apps continue to track a user's location even if Location History is disabled, calling the unwanted tracking a breach of the user's privacy.

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Apple sued over claims website is inaccessible to visually impaired users

08/20/2018, 10:08 am

Apple has become the target of a new lawsuit, one that claims the iPhone producer's website is violating the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA) by not being fully accessible to blind or visually-impaired consumers, due to the way the website itself is coded.

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Qualcomm demands Intel share documents for iPhone and iPad modems

08/01/2018, 09:08 am

In a continuation of its U.S. International Trade Commission patent fight with Apple over radio communications, Qualcomm has filed a motion for Intel to hand over documentation relating to cellular modem designs used in iPhones, claiming Intel has dragged its heels in providing the documents it had previously agreed to produce.

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New lawsuit claims Apple infringed on lead-free solder alloy patent in iPhones

07/18/2018, 08:07 pm

In the latest patent infringement suit against Apple, Singapore Asahi Chemical & Solder Industries PTE Ltd. has brought suit in Ohio, alleging that the company infringed on its solder patent in the manufacturing of several different iPhones.

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