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Qualcomm fined €242 million in European antitrust case

Sponsored Links ASSOCIATED PRESS Fresh off its high-profile feud with Apple, Qualcomm is suffering more legal woes. An investigation by the European Commission has found Qualcomm abused its market dominance in the manufacture of 3G baseband chipsets and will have to pay a steep €242 million ($271 million) fine. The case refers to a period …

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Apple poached Intel’s 5G leader weeks ahead of Qualcomm truce

Sponsored Links Evan Rodgers/Engadget Intel’s decision to bail on 5G modems may have gone hand-in-hand with Apple’s truce with Qualcomm, but it’s now clear there were hints of a shift weeks earlier. The Telegraph has learned that Apple poached Intel’s 5G phone modem leader, Umashankar Thyagarajan, in February. While the departure itself wasn’t a complete …

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Apple reportedly discussed buying Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business

Enlarge Sean Gallup/Getty Images Apple and Intel have talked about a possible business deal between the two companies that would have Apple acquiring parts of Intel’s smartphone-modem chip business, according to a report in The Wall Street Journal. Reportedly, the talks began last summer but stopped recently around the time that Apple and Qualcomm settled …

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Intel giving up on 5G tech explains Apple’s sudden Qualcomm settlement

SOPA Images via Getty Images In a move that accompanies today’s shocking settlement between Apple and Qualcomm, Intel has suddenly announced it’s not even going to try building 5G modems for smartphones. Apple had attempted to replace Qualcomm as a supplier for its modem chips with Intel, but reported issues with implementing 5G tech were …

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OnePlus will show a 5G prototype at Mobile World Congress

Richard Lai/Engadget OnePlus is finally ready to show off 5G hardware after months of talking about it. The phone maker will have a presence at Qualcomm’s booth during Mobile World Congress (February 25th through February 28th), and it plans to feature a 5G “prototype.” It’ll give attendees a chance to “connect and communicate” with the …

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Apple’s internal hardware team is working on modems now, likely to replace Intel

Enlarge / The iPhone XS. Samuel Axon Apple will design its own modems in-house, according to sources that spoke with Reuters. In doing so, the company may hope to leave behind Intel modems in its mobile devices, which Apple has used since a recent falling out with Qualcomm. According to the sources, the team working …

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