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Topic: Qualcomm

Qualcomm handed a defeat in European iPhone patent infringement case

10/11/2018, 11:10 am

In a first anywhere for the ongoing legal fight between Qualcomm and Apple, a Munich regional court has rendered a final judgment in a Qualcomm patent complaint against Apple, awarding victory to Apple.

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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 accuses Apple of illegally sharing trade secrets with Intel to fix chip performance

09/25/2018, 10:09 am

Qualcomm has accused Apple of stealing trade secrets and handing them over to Intel, a filing with the Superior Court of California claims, alleging Apple wanted to use the information to improve the performance of chips provided to it via Intel.

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Qualcomm dealt early blow in second ITC action against Apple

09/19/2018, 02:09 am

Qualcomm's second U.S. International Trade Commission complaint against Apple is not going as planned. Staff for the agency this week issued a recommendation that found none of the chipmaker's remaining patents-in-suit infringed, adding that an iPhone import ban would adversely impact the cellular modem market.

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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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Qualcomm Snapdragon Wear 3100 aims to give Apple Watch competitors longer battery life

09/10/2018, 02:09 pm

Qualcomm has launched a new chipset for wearable devices, the Snapdragon Wear 3100, one which hopes to enable Wear OS-based smartwatches to compete against the Apple Watch by offering an extended battery life.

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Qualcomm legal strategy backfires, Apple handed win in patent trial early motions

09/07/2018, 09:09 am

Qualcomm has been accused of performing a "tactical" error in its ongoing patent fight against Apple, with a magistrate judge highlighting the chip producer's mistake in not making counterclaims, an error that it Qualcomm failed to correct in pre-trial motions.

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Judge dismisses motion to halt Qualcomm's potential iPhone import ban

08/30/2018, 09:08 pm

Plaintiffs in a class action lawsuit against Qualcomm had sought to stop the chipmaker from getting a theoretical import ban on Intel-equipped iPhones, but perennial Apple judge Lucy Koh has denied the motion.

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A 5G iPhone will cost Apple about $21 in licensing fees to Nokia, Qualcomm, and others

08/22/2018, 03:08 pm

Apple could theoretically end up paying $21 or more per phone to cover licensing fees from 5G-related patents for future iPhones, in large part because of Qualcomm.

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Qualcomm, Taiwan reach settlement on $773M antitrust fine

08/10/2018, 08:08 am

The chipmaker is facing one less lawsuit now that it has agreed to invest in Taiwan in exchange for the dismissal of a large fine.

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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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Qualcomm exec says Apple's next iPhones will stick to Intel modems

07/25/2018, 05:07 pm

Intel will be Apple's exclusive cellular modem supplier for next-generation iPhones, the CFO of Qualcomm indicated on Wednesday.

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Qualcomm's compact 5G antennas claimed to solve mmWave connectivity challenges

07/23/2018, 11:07 am

Qualcomm has revealed a new family of antenna modules designed to help mobile devices connect to 5G mobile networks, solving potential range and interference issues that may cause problems for the upcoming cellular technology.

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Qualcomm's bid to block iPhone imports 'magnifies' antitrust practices, consumers contend

06/28/2018, 09:06 pm

A group of consumers suing Qualcomm over alleged antitrust practices on Thursday filed a motion to prevent the chipmaker from obtaining a U.S. International Trade Commission exclusion order targeting iPhones with Intel modems, saying an import ban would simply amplify anticompetitive behavior.

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Apple, other tech behemoths to meet on Wednesday to talk privacy crisis

06/25/2018, 11:06 am

Representatives from a number of major tech firms will gather in San Francisco on Wednesday to address growing concerns over consumer privacy, driven to the forefront by new European regulations and public uproar over scandals like Cambridge Analytica.

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Apple seeks to invalidate Qualcomm patents amid global legal battle

06/21/2018, 07:06 pm

Apple waded into familiar ground as its legal struggle with Qualcomm advances, and on Thursday filed petitions with the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office to cancel four patents owned by the iPhone modem supplier.

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US iPhone imports imperiled as ITC hears Qualcomm complaint

06/15/2018, 08:06 pm

The first of more than a dozen legal actions between Apple and Qualcomm went to trial in Washington, D.C., on Friday, where U.S. International Trade Commission staff issued a recommendation that the presiding trade judge find the iPhone maker in infringement of Qualcomm IP.

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Intel's next iPhone cellular modem could completely replace Qualcomm chips

06/15/2018, 08:06 am

Intel has commenced manufacturing of modems that will reportedly be used in the 2018 iPhone refresh this fall, one that could be used across a wide variety of cellular communications technologies, and could eliminate the need for Apple to produce iPhone variants using Qualcomm modem chips.

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What you need to know about Apple's and Qualcomm legal fight over cell phone modems

06/11/2018, 12:06 pm

The legal battle between Apple and one of its cellular modem suppliers, Qualcomm, is set to really get going soon by way of three critical hearings in the U.S., Germany, and China. Here's what you need to know about the case, and how it could potentially impact Apple -- and you.

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Apple's Eddy Cue to be deposed in Qualcomm case

05/04/2018, 05:05 pm

Eddy Cue, Apple's senior VP of internet software and services, will be deposed as a part of the company's ongoing legal battle with Qualcomm, a U.S. federal judge ruled on Friday.

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