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Apple-Branded Cellular Modem Coming for Future Devices, Confirms Executive

Apple 'mic-dropped' hard on Intel with Apple Silicon and now it appears to be moving onto Qualcomm. According to Bloomberg’s Mark Gurman, Apple confirmed it started building its own cellular modem for future devices, as disclosed by the company's senior vice president of hardware technologies, Johny Srouji, at a town hall meeting with employees, confirmed unnamed...

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...