A spat on patents and royalties between the chipmaker and iPhone giant may or may not be resolved in Qualcomm's favor. But an end is an end.
The San Diego-based semiconductors company is conceding some ground to smartphone manufacturers by offering a patents package at a lower price. But it doesn't mean that flagship phones will cost less soon.
Notorious patent troll VirnetX has one more reason to celebrate, being awarded more than half a billion dollars by a US jury in its seemingly never-ending dispute with Apple. But the decision will be appealed.
Legal experts don't expect courts to find Apple guilty in a class action lawsuit relating to the iPhone throttling scandal, but Cupertino obviously doesn't need the prolonged bad publicity.
By having paper that explicitly lays out the terms of the repeal, it allows Congress and attorneys generals to begin to act.
On this week's show, T-Mobile and Google facing big lawsuits. a couple of dying phone makers and the true threat to civilization (hint: it's a fake phone).
The chipmaker is having great legal troubles with antitrust and licensing deals, but it has been able to pick up a new contract with Samsung.
Untimely disclosure of its throttling practice has garnered Apple some vitriol and litigation from unhappy customers hearing about this for the first time.
Apple is slowing down the performance of older iPhones as far back as the iPhone 6 for the sake of "prolonging" usability, but these people don't see it that way.