German court throws out Qualcomm's latest patent case against Apple
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Set back for Qualcomm in Mannheim

A patent lawsuit filed by Qualcomm against Apple was thrown out by a German court on Tuesday.

Apple wanted Qualcomm chips last year
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Just did not want to pay for them

Fruity cargo cult Apple still wants Qualcomm mobile chips – it just does not want to pay for them, a court has been told.

Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 SoC spotted in benchmarks
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Beats Snapdragon 710 SoC in Antutu

An unknown device with Qualcomm's Snapdragon 675 SoC has been spotted in a couple of benchmark databases, showing some performance details for this 11nm mid-range chip announced back in October last year.

Alexa didn't like Qualcomm's AI presentation
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Claimed a fact was untrue

A Qualcomm executive found he had a fact-checking critic in the form of Amazon's Alexa when he was trying to show off Qualcomm's goods at CES.

Qualcomm has 30+ 5G designs
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Qualcomm RF front end too

CES 2019 press conferences are firing in series and this is traditionally one of the business weeks in the year. Qualcomm took the time to announce quite a few Automotive breakthroughs and the fact that they power 30+ 5G designs expected in 2019.

Qualcomm denies antitrust claims
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Samsung, Huawei supply majority of own modem chips

Qualcomm says two largest smart phone makers in the world supply most of their own wireless data modem chips.

Qualcomm posts bonds to enforce iPhone 7 / 8 Germany ban
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Investigative dive: Apple or 3400 distributors cannot sell 7 or 8

Qualcomm has posted a bond to enforce an iPhone 7 / 8 Germany ban and affecting immediately Apple or its 3400 distributors which are not allowed to sell, distributive or import iPhone 7 or 8 and plus variants of both. Apple has been in dispute with Qualcomm over licensing and lost the hardware patent case in a German court in Munich on December 20th, 2018. After Qualcomm posted a bond, the permanent injunction is immediately enforceable.

Qualcomm enforces ban to halt some Apple iPhone sales in Germany
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Looks like Apple is not going to get away with it after all

As we predicted, fruity cargo cult Apple is not getting away with ignoring a court ban in Germany and is being forced to pull iPhones from its stores.

Intel complains that Qualcomm is a monopolist
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But no one has ever said that about Intel

In a moment showing a complete lack of self-examination, Chipzilla is moaning to anyone who will listen that the chipmaker Qualcomm is an evil monopolist which is stifling competition.

Apple's software cannot save China crisis
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Qualcomm says Apple is just ignoring Chinese law

Apple's faith in its software geniuses to fix a patent problem which could result in it being banned in China has been misplaced, according to Qualcomm.