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Qualcomm Announces Snapdragon X60 Modem for Flagship 5G Phones

Qualcomm has announced the Snapdragon X60 modem for flagship 5G phones. [caption id="attachment_322611" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Qualcomm[/caption] Qualcomm unveiled its third-generation 5G modem, Snapdragon X60, which will enable the next wave of premium phones to make considerably better use of 5G networks than earlier devices, reads a new report from AnandTech. Qualcomm's X50 kicked off 5G and the X55 is...

Apple Said to Be Making Own 5G Modem for the Next iPhone: Report

According to an unnamed source speaking with Fast Company, Apple is currently working on its own 5G modem for the next iPhone. The report says the Qualcomm 5G modem presented to Apple is too thick for the iPhone maker’s liking: Apple balked at the QTM 525 millimeter-wave antenna module offered to it by Qualcomm because...

Apple Pushing to Build In-House 5G Modems by 2022: REPORT

Apple is pushing to build its own in-house 5G modem by 2022. Apple bought Intel's ailing 5G modem business earlier this year, signalling its intention to cut out Qualcomm and produce its own chips. Now, Fast Company reports that iPhones could have Apple 5G modems inside by 2022. The Cupertino company is reportedly working on building...

iPhone 11 Lineup Reportedly Using Intel LTE Modems Exclusively

The new iPhone 11 and iPhone 11 Pro come equipped with LTE modems exclusively from Intel. The confirmation from PCMag comes as a surprise considering Apple is now partnering up with Qualcomm, but their deal reportedly came too late in the iPhone 11's development cycle to be included. According to the report, there is a difference between menu...

U.S. Judge Rules Qualcomm Violated Antitrust Law, Shares Fall 13%

In 2017, the U.S. Federal Trade Commission (FTC) filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm, accusing the company of using “anticompetitive” tactics to maintain its monopoly in the market. Today, U.S. Judge Lucy Koh has issued a ruling in that case, saying that Qualcomm's violation of the antitrust law harmed rivals, smartphone makers, and consumers (via CNBC). “Qualcomm’s licensing...

Apple to Pay Qualcomm Up to $4.7 Billion US in Licensing Fees

Back in April, Apple and Qualcomm announced a surprise settlement between both companies, laying their legal feud to rest. At the time, it was unknown how much Apple would pay Qualcomm to settle, but now in the latter’s earnings report released Wednesday, the amount has been revealed in the range of $4.5 to 4.7 billion...