Get the Lowest Prices anywhere on Macs, iPads and Apple Watches: Apple Price Guides updated March 21st
 

Topic: Qualcomm

Apple missing from list of companies supporting OpenXR AR and VR spec

03/21/2019, 11:03 am

The Khronos Group has ratified and publicly released a provisional specification for OpenXR, an open standard for AR and VR platforms, but while many major firms are supporting the effort, Apple does not appear to be publicly offering its own support.

13 comments

Qualcomm sees South Korean antitrust fine lowered to $200M

03/20/2019, 10:03 pm

South Korea's Fair Trade Commission on Thursday reduced damages in a decade-old antitrust case involving Qualcomm, with the U.S. chipmaker now facing penalties that amount to roughly $200 million.

1 comments

Qualcomm wins $31M verdict in patent infringement fight with Apple

03/15/2019, 03:03 pm

Apple has infringed on three technology patents owned by Qualcomm in some iPhone models, a jury at a San Diego trial decided on Friday at the end of a two-week trial, with the chip producer due to be paid all $31 million that it had requested in damages.

13 comments

Qualcomm out billions of dollars as Apple wins summary judgment in breach of contract lawsuit

03/14/2019, 08:03 pm

In a determination delivered by a California federal court on Thursday, Qualcomm was found to have no grounds for the clawback of funds dispensed to Apple under an incentive payments agreement, nor relief of payments withheld, meaning the chipmaker is out billions of dollars.

22 comments

Apple cites decision to use Intel modems in iPhone as 'real motivation' for Qualcomm patent suit

03/13/2019, 07:03 pm

Apple and Qualcomm on Thursday presented closing arguments in a patent infringement trial in San Diego, with Apple telling jurors that the complaint is less about patents than retribution for using Intel modems in iPhone.

16 comments

Apple maintains claims of witness tampering in Qualcomm patent case

03/12/2019, 09:03 pm

Apple in a court filing on Tuesday said there are grounds for allegations of witness tampering in a patent infringement trial involving Qualcomm, claims plaintiff Qualcomm has called "ridiculous."

4 comments

Former Apple engineer claims idea for Qualcomm patent, does not seek inventor status

03/11/2019, 05:03 pm

Former Apple engineer Arjuna Siva testified on Monday in the ongoing Qualcomm v. Apple patent trial, saying he came up with the idea for a Qualcomm patent-in-suit.

35 comments

Qualcomm seeks $31 million in damages from Apple in California patent suit

03/08/2019, 04:03 pm

Qualcomm is asking for about $31 million in damages in its ongoing patent trial against Apple in San Diego, an expert witness testified in court on Friday.

8 comments

Apple accuses Qualcomm of tampering with star witness in patent trial

03/07/2019, 01:03 pm

A key witness in Apple's patent trial against Qualcomm is no longer helping the iPhone maker, Apple confirmed on Thursday, with engineer Arjuna Siva no longer scheduled to testify at the trial putting a dent into the company's case against the chip producer.

17 comments

Former Apple engineer contributed 'nothing at all' to Qualcomm patent-in-suit, Qualcomm says

03/05/2019, 08:03 pm

Apple in court proceedings on Tuesday argued a former engineer should be credited on a Qualcomm patent being asserted against the tech giant, claims the chipmaker refutes.

15 comments

Apple may have trouble finding 5G modems for 2020 iPhones if it doesn't make its own

03/05/2019, 12:03 pm

Apple may only be planning to add 5G to 2020 iPhones, but even then the company might have a hard time acquiring needed modems, according to analysts.

43 comments

Apple claims Qualcomm stole idea for smartphone boot-up tech from engineer

03/04/2019, 08:03 pm

The latest installment of Apple and Qualcomm's worldwide legal scrum kicked off in San Diego on Monday with a startling allegation claiming one of Qualcomm's patents-in-suit is based on an idea introduced to the company by an Apple engineer.

26 comments

Qualcomm v. Apple modem patent suit kicks off in San Diego court

03/04/2019, 09:03 am

A San Diego federal court on Monday began hearing an eight-day trial brought by Qualcomm, charging that Apple violated three patents through its use of Intel modems in iPhones.

3 comments

If Qualcomm wants its 5G modems in the 2020 iPhone, it has to wrap up the legal battles now

02/28/2019, 12:02 pm

Qualcomm may miss out on an opportunity to supply 5G modems for the 2020 iPhones, Barclays suggests, warning the window to make the necessary arrangements to provide the components is narrowing, with matters not helped by the chip producer's ongoing legal activity with Apple.

19 comments

Qualcomm says Apple's software workarounds undermine case against US iPhone ban [u]

02/19/2019, 04:02 pm

Apple's software update to get around an alleged Qualcomm patent violation undermines its case against a ban on U.S. iPhone imports, the chipmaker said in a filing last week.

19 comments

Qualcomm's new X55 5G modem is ridiculously fast - but Apple probably won't use it

02/19/2019, 10:02 am

Qualcomm on Tuesday revealed a new modem, the Snapdragon X55, an updated 5G model with better performance -- though it's unlikely to appear in Apple's iPhone anytime soon unless the two companies can settle their differences.

21 comments

Apple again selling iPhone 7, iPhone 8 in Germany with only Qualcomm modems

02/14/2019, 06:02 am

Modified iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 models are to go back on sale in Germany using Qualcomm modems instead of Intel, to avoid a ban in the country as part of an ongoing worldwide legal battle between Qualcomm and Apple.

3 comments

Qualcomm $243 million antitrust judgement upheld by Korean Supreme Court

02/12/2019, 07:02 am

The South Korean Supreme Court has affirmed a ruling that found Qualcomm guilty of illegal kickbacks to cellphone manufacturers to keep modem adoption high, and must pay at least 200 billion won ($243 million) in damages.

8 comments

Ahrendts departure, Group FaceTime fixed and more on the AppleInsider Podcast

02/08/2019, 08:02 am

This week on the AppleInsider Podcast, Victor and William talk about digital data security and how protecting your privacy is getting harder, and what's going on with Apple Retail, now that Angela Ahrendts is leaving.

0 comments

iPhone 7, iPhone 8 being modified for German market following Qualcomm patent trial win

02/06/2019, 10:02 am

In order to continue selling the iPhone 7 and iPhone 8 in Germany, following a court's decision to ban the sale of patent-infringing iPhones at retail in the country, Apple is looking into making changes to the hardware of the two models as a workaround to the court order.

4 comments