Apple and Qualcomm face off in epic courtroom drama

A report from earlier this month revealed that Apple might miss their rumored 2020 deadline to launch a 5G iPhone. The report claimed that Apple was having issues sourcing their 5G modems due to their ongoing litigation with Qualcomm, in which the latter company supplies the majority of the chipsets in upcoming 5G smartphones.The good news is that it looks like Apple could still make their 2020 timeline after all. This is because in a report from the Nikkei Asian Review, it was revealed that Apple and Qualcomm have finally quashed their beef with each other and have reached a settlement agreement. As such, Apple will reportedly get their 5G tech from Qualcomm and that their 5G iPhone will most probably arrive in 2020 as previously reported.Previously it had been reported that Apple could be sourcing from Intel or Samsung. Huawei had even expressed their openness to sell their tech to Apple, although it seems like Apple did not take them up on their offer. It is potentially good news as Apple waiting an addit

Apple and Qualcomm face off in epic courtroom drama

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Tue 16 Apr 19 from The Washington Post

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Tue 16 Apr 19 from Phys.org

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Wed 17 Apr 19 from CNN

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Qualcomm Inc's surprise settlement of a prolonged legal fight with Apple Inc paves the way for the chipmaker to resolve a similar dispute with China's Huawei Technologies Co Ltd, ahead of the ...

Wed 17 Apr 19 from Reuters Technology

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Tue 16 Apr 19 from Ubergizmo

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The surprise settlement brings a long-running legal battle between the two tech firms to an end.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from BBC Technology

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Tue 16 Apr 19 from Gizmodo

Apple and Qualcomm settle licensing dispute in the midst of trial - CNET

The news broke during opening arguments in their multi-billion-dollar trial.

Tue 16 Apr 19 from CNET Cutting Edge

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