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Topic: Qualcomm

Apple to address Chinese iPhone ban with software update

12/14/2018, 12:12 am

After a Chinese court issued a preliminary injunction against certain iPhones for infringing on Qualcomm patents, Apple on Friday said it plans to resolve the issue with a software update expected for release next week.

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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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Apple suggests Chinese iPhone ban would force settlement with Qualcomm

12/13/2018, 08:12 pm

Arguing against a recent Chinese court decision to ban sales of older iPhones for infringing on Qualcomm patents, Apple says the injunction would force a settlement in its worldwide legal battle against the chipmaker.

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Qualcomm urging Chinese courts to extend sales ban to iPhone XS & XR

12/13/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm is attempting to extend the iPhone ban in China, and is in the process of filing additional lawsuits in the courts to extend the iPhone sales restriction to Apple's latest hardware releases.

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Qualcomm could still win an iPhone ban in the US at the hands of the USITC

12/13/2018, 07:12 am

A panel of judges at the US International Trade Commission is reviewing a previous ruling that the agency made, and it could overturn a decision that an iPhone ban is not in the public interest if Apple infringed a Qualcomm patent.

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Qualcomm argues continued Chinese iPhone sales violate court injunction

12/12/2018, 11:12 am

Qualcomm has reportedly presented a Chinese court with video evidence that Apple is still selling iPhones in the country, and insisted that this violates an injunction imposed earlier this week.

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Apple developing own iPhone cellular modem, hirings and insiders say

12/12/2018, 10:12 am

A new Apple job listing is suggesting that the company is looking to break the shackles of Qualcomm and Intel for the iPhone in the future, raising the possibility again that Apple might make its own cellular modem.

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There is a lot of needless investor panic about the Chinese iPhone 'ban'

12/11/2018, 03:12 pm

News broke on Monday about a ban on iPhone imports and sales in China -- and as you'd expect, a chorus of analysts freaked out about it immediately. Here's why they're wrong, and that the ruling isn't anything more than a negotiating tool by Qualcomm.

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Qualcomm wins import & sales ban on iPhones shipping with iOS 11 in China

12/10/2018, 09:12 am

Qualcomm has won a preliminary order in a Chinese court banning the import and sale of iPhones with older versions of iOS installed out-of-the-box, over software patents that Apple was found to have violated in iOS 11.

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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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Qualcomm, Michael Simmons on DJay, Ron Johnson on Steve Jobs, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

12/07/2018, 08:12 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor speaks with Michael Simmons who works with Algoriddim on DJay, which was a part of the iPad Pro keynote this year. Victor and William talk about Qualcomm, opposition research PR firms, 5G phones, and more.

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Qualcomm's Snapdragon 855 is over a year behind Apple's A12 Bionic, lacks a premium Android audience

12/06/2018, 02:12 pm

At its Snapdragon Tech Summit, Qualcomm outlined its new 855, a chip it hopes will power the next generation of premium Androids. It addresses silicon work Apple has driven in its Application Processors leading up to the latest A12 Bionic, but it's less clear who will be building high-end Androids with Qualcomm's most advanced processor yet, and for how long.

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Every Android maker to have 5G flagship by end of 2019, Qualcomm says

12/05/2018, 12:12 am

Providing insight into the future of smartphone technology -- and taking a jab at Apple -- Qualcomm President Cristiano Amon said that by the end of 2019, all Android handset makers will have at least one flagship device capable of accessing speedy 5G networks. Apple's iPhone is not expected to make the leap to 5G until 2020.

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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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Qualcomm CEO says 'on the doorstep' of resolving legal battles with Apple

11/28/2018, 07:11 pm

Apple and chipmaker Qualcomm are "on the doorstep of finding a resolution" for their global legal war over patents and royalties, the latter's CEO claimed on Wednesday.

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'Tim Cook for President' and other tawdry campaigns from Qualcomm's PR bulldog

11/22/2018, 12:11 am

Definers Public Affairs, the PR firm Facebook contracted to sling mud at critics after the Cambridge Analytica debacle, also conducted campaigns against Apple at the command of Qualcomm, according to a report Wednesday.

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iPad USB-C, AAPL price, Apple poaching from Qualcomm and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

11/16/2018, 08:11 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Daniel Eran Dilger, Victor, and William mark the 200th episode talking stocks, iPad USB-C, Qualcomm engineers, Neil stops by, and we even give away some software.

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Qualcomm might be using political campaign-style attack tactics against Apple

11/15/2018, 09:11 pm

Definers Public Affairs, the firm Facebook hired to go on the offensive against critics after the Cambridge Analytica scandal, might be leading an attack campaign targeting Apple at the behest of Qualcomm, new evidence suggests.

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Earnings, iPhone XR, India, and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

11/09/2018, 08:11 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about the earnings call, iPhone XR, and Apple's presence in India.

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Apple having 'no meaningful discussion' with Qualcomm about iPhone modem settlement, trial imminent

11/07/2018, 10:11 am

Even with the time, money, and legal pitfalls at stake, Apple isn't talking to Qualcomm about resolving the businesses' worldwide legal battle, a report claimed on Wednesday.

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