Qualcomm fires back against Apple lawsuit over patent licensing
Qualcomm fired back late Monday against Apple’s legal attack on its patent licensing business -- accusing the world’s largest tech company of egging on anti-trust regulators with misleading information and meddling with Qualcomm’s long-standing patent agreements with contract manufacturers that build iPhones. Ref. Source 9e.
Qualcomm takes aim at Apple's flagship iPhone X, to seek partial ban in U. S. Qualcomm has fired off another round of patent infringement claims against Apple - this time aiming to block U.S. Imports of certain flagship iPhone 8 and iPhone X smartphones. Source 6d.
Another day, another lawsuit. It'd be nice to see inside the actual heart of these suits and find out if they have valid points, or they are just muddying the waters and trying to sabotage product delivery.
Qualcomm gets European approval for $38 billion NXP acquisition. Qualcomm has received approval from European regulators for its proposed $38 billion acquisition of Dutch automotive chip maker NXP Semiconductors, a key milestone in pushing the deal forward. Source 8e.
What wins over shareholders: Qualcomm's promise or Broadcom's track record? In nine days, Qualcomm shareholders will decide the fate of San Diego’s most iconic tech company - a homegrown success story with a massive economic, employment and philanthropic footprint in the region. Source 5x.
Secretive U.S. Security panel reportedly discussing Broadcom's Qualcomm bid. A national security panel that can stop mergers that could harm U.S. Security has begun looking at Singapore-based chipmaker Broadcom’s plan to take over rival Qualcomm, according to three sources familiar with the matter. Source 2z.
Does the U.S. Government need to protect American tech companies? A recent decision by the federal government's Committee on Foreign Investment in the United States to review the bid by Broadcom to take over Qualcomm highlights national security concerns about advancements in the tech sector. But is that oversight needed? Source 5y.