Qualcomm

Qualcomm Ordered to Pay $243 Million to Korean FTC for Monopolistic Business Practices

Qualcomm Ordered to Pay $243 Million to Korean FTC for Monopolistic Business Practices

The Supreme Court has ruled that Qualcomm must pay the Korean FTC $243 million (200 billion won) in damages for a suit that was filed against the chip maker in 2009. The Korean FTC had sued the San Diego-based chipmaker then for its unfair and monopolistic practices to maintain its position in the mobile chip market.

Apple’s Changes in iOS 12.1 Have Weakened Qualcomm’s ITC Complaint

Apple’s Changes in iOS 12.1 Have Weakened Qualcomm’s ITC Complaint

In July of 2017, Qualcomm officially filed a patent infringement case against Apple. At the time, the company was seeking a sales/import ban in the United States.

Apple Considering Changing Parts of iPhone 7, iPhone 8 to Restart Sales in Germany

Apple Considering Changing Parts of iPhone 7, iPhone 8 to Restart Sales in Germany

If you ask Qualcomm, Apple is still selling banned iPhones in Germany. But it sounds like Apple is mulling ideas to actually start doing that in an official capacity.

German Court Rejects Four Out of Eight Patent Suits Brought Against Apple by Qualcomm

German Court Rejects Four Out of Eight Patent Suits Brought Against Apple by Qualcomm

The legal battle between Apple and Qualcomm will continue for at least a while, and Apple has seen a pretty strong case made against it up to this point.

Qualcomm is Demanding Apple Pay Fines for Still Selling Banned iPhones in Germany

Qualcomm is Demanding Apple Pay Fines for Still Selling Banned iPhones in Germany

Apple was told to stop selling specific iPhone models in Germany last year. The company already ran afoul of that court order once, in the form of a press release.

Apple Says Qualcomm Was the Only 4G-Ready Chip Maker With ‘Desired Specifications’

Apple Says Qualcomm Was the Only 4G-Ready Chip Maker With ‘Desired Specifications’

Qualcomm is a giant company that has a tight grip on the mobile industry, with its chips basically dominating the market, from Android to iOS.

Leaked Emails Reveal the Reason Why Apple and Qualcomm Fell Apart

Leaked Emails Reveal the Reason Why Apple and Qualcomm Fell Apart

Things aren’t going so hot between Apple and Qualcomm at the moment, with no end in sight to the issues.

Apple Forced to Retract Part of Press Release Regarding iPhone Sales in Germany in Qualcomm Battle

Apple Forced to Retract Part of Press Release Regarding iPhone Sales in Germany in Qualcomm Battle

First Apple was dealt a blow as certain iPhone models were banned in Germany, and now the company has to retract a statement in a press release!

Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips in 2018 iPhones but Qualcomm Wouldn’t Sell

Apple Wanted to Use Qualcomm Chips in 2018 iPhones but Qualcomm Wouldn’t Sell

By now it’s old news that the iPhone XS lineup and the iPhone XR use Intel chips under the hood, rather than a mix of Intel and Qualcomm.

Apple Demanded $1 Billion from Qualcomm for Exclusive Rights to Supply iPhone Modem

Apple Demanded $1 Billion from Qualcomm for Exclusive Rights to Supply iPhone Modem

The Qualcomm vs. Apple battle has revealed some interesting tidbits about the business practices of both companies. Qualcomm paid Apple $1 billion as an “incentive payment” in 2011 as a part of a 3-year agreement to exclusively supply modem for iPhones.