Apr 16, 2019

Apple and Qualcomm settle billion-dollar lawsuit

Tech giants Apple and Qualcomm have agreed to settle all ongoing lawsuits putting an end to a long-running battle with billions of dollars at stake. Apple accused chip-maker Qualcomm of overcharging, a claim the firm denied. The two firms have also agreed a six-year global patent licensing agreement and also agreed for Qualcomm to supply parts to Apple for multiple years. With the Apple-Qualcomm row in full swing, Apple had started using Intel's components instead - but with Qualcomm apparently now back on good terms, that could well change. Qualcomm had also accused Apple of using the legal system as a way to pay less for its technologies.

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