Qualcomm’s ongoing legal battle with Apple continues to take a toll on its earnings. The chipmaker today reported its third quarter earnings, beating estimates but showing a sharp decline compared to this time last year due to its case with Apple.
Qualcomm Stories July 19
A senior Apple official has reportedly confirmed that the company is underwriting the legal costs of its four iPhone manufacturers in their court battles with Qualcomm.
While Qualcomm’s CEO this week started using softer language, the dispute itself escalated further in a new development late yesterday …
Qualcomm Stories July 17
Apple and Qualcomm are currently engaged in a high-profile legal battle that’s done nothing but escalate since the beginning. In a new interview with Fortune, however, Qualcomm CEO Steve Mollenkopf seems to be changing the company’s tone, saying he now expects an out of court settlement…
Qualcomm Stories July 6
Qualcomm Stories June 21
Qualcomm hits back at Apple’s latest filing, says its tech makes iPhone possible
Qualcomm Stories June 20
In a new development in its legal battle with Qualcomm, Apple is arguing that the patent deal which forces the company to pay a licence fee for every iPhone manufactured is invalid. It is accusing Qualcomm of double-dipping by charging once for a licence fee for use of its patented technology and again for the chip which uses that technology.
Apple had previously accused Qualcomm of exacting revenge against the Cupertino company, but this is the first time it has specifically attacked the basis of the licence deal between the two companies …