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FTC Accuses Qualcomm of Forcing Apple to Use its Baseband Processors

On Tuesday, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission launched a lawsuit against Qualcomm, accusing the company of forcing Apple into an exclusive deal to buy its baseband processors. When Apple was looking to lower the patent royalties it was paying Qualcomm, the semiconductor manufacturer said that in order to do that Apple must buy Qualcomm chips exclusively...