Business / Tech Mar 16, 2019

Apple infringed three Qualcomm patents, jury finds

Mobile phone chip supplier Qualcomm on Friday won a legal victory against iPhone maker Apple, with a jury in federal court in San Diego finding that Apple owes Qualcomm about $31 million for infringing three of its patents. Qualcomm last year sued Apple alleging it ...

Qualcomm alleges Apple gave swiped chip secrets to Intel

Business Sep 26, 2018

Qualcomm alleges Apple gave swiped chip secrets to Intel

Qualcomm escalated a legal war with Apple, accusing the iPhone maker of stealing secrets and sharing them with mobile chip rival Intel, according to court documents. The California mobile chip maker on Monday added the sizzling accusation in an amendment to a lawsuit filed against ...

U.S. sees national security risk from Broadcom's Qualcomm deal

Business Mar 7, 2018

U.S. sees national security risk from Broadcom's Qualcomm deal

A U.S. government national security panel said it identified potential risks that warrant a full investigation of Singapore-based Broadcom Ltd.'s $117 billion bid for chipmaker Qualcomm Inc., a senior U.S. Treasury official said in a letter to the companies on Monday. Shares of Qualcomm dipped ...

Chipmaker Qualcomm spurns $130 billion Broadcom merger bid

Business Nov 14, 2017

Chipmaker Qualcomm spurns $130 billion Broadcom merger bid

Semiconductor giant Qualcomm has rejected a $130 billion bid from fellow chipmaker Broadcom that could represent the biggest-ever takeover in the tech sector. Singapore-based Broadcom made the offer last week in a deal that would consolidate two major players in the booming sector fueled by ...