Qualcomm fires back at Apple with new batch of patent infringement suits

Share

Overall though, the Qualcomm modem chips continue to outperform Intel's modem chips on LTE, which leads us to believe that Apple and Qualcomm will kiss and make up before Apple is forced to do something it might regret for the 2018 iPhone models.

The new complaints represent the latest development in a long-standing dispute and follows Apple's countersuit on Wednesday against Qualcomm, which alleged that Qualcomm's Snapdragon mobile phone chips infringed on Apple patents. These new lawsuits are only a small portion of an ongoing issue between Apple and Qualcomm, where Apple has sought compensation through their own lawsuits.

Jose Mourinho taking inspiration from a former tennis great in title race
Mourinho was asked if he was more like McEnroe, and that Arsenal counterpart Arsene Wenger the equivalent of Borg. JOSE MOURINHO says he is going to maintain the ice cool of Bjorn Borg in pursuit of Manchester City.

U.S Tech giants Qualcomm and Apple have been enmeshed in legal battles for several reasons bothering on patent rights.

According to new report from Cellular Insights, iPhone X models equipped with Qualcomm's Snapdragon x16 LTE modem get consistently better cellular speeds than the versions with Intel's XMM7480 modem. Payments for damages have been unspecified, but Qualcomm could be looking to but a brake on the iPhone X sales momentum unless Apple hires the LTE chip maker as the only supplier of the aforementioned component. All iPhone X, 8 and 8 Plus devices using the Qualcomm modem have a model number of A1865, while the Intel counterparts have a model number of A1901. The other two cases are civil patent infringement lawsuits.

Dinesh Chandimal takes a dig at Virat Kohli's pitch claims
With a 1-0 deficit in the series, the Sri Lankan captain on Friday said Herath's absence will affect the balance of the team. The Sri Lankan chose to mock at Kohli's claim of green pitches for the ongoing series. "We want to prepare for South Africa .

The difference isn't so great this year, though, leading PC Magazine to suggest that Apple itself might be throttling the Qualcomm chips to account for the difference. Apple claims that Qualcomm owes it $1 billion and that Qualcomm refuses to license its standard essential apps in a fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory manner.

Qualcomm has been performing egregiously thanks to these lawsuits, even admitting that it suffered heavy losses due to its involvement in these lawsuits with the Cupertino firm.

Black Ferns beaten in sevens quarter-final
Another lapse in concentration from the Kenyans saw Wokorach sneak through to score as Uganda inched closer 14-19 at the break. I think probably as a team, we are operating at about 60 percent so, it is exciting for us as a team.

Share