Qualcomm set to acquire chip startup Nuvia in $1.4billion deal

Qualcomm Inc on Wednesday said it will acquire Nuvia Inc, a chip startup founded by Apple Inc veterans, for $1.4 billion, with plans to put the firm’s technology into its smartphone, laptop and automotive processors. The deal marks a big push by Qualcomm to reestablish a leading position in chip performance after several years of… Read More Qualcomm set to acquire chip startup Nuvia in $1.4billion deal

Qualcomm names Cristiano Amon as its new chief executive officer

Qualcomm Inc said on Tuesday it had named its President Cristiano Amon as chief executive, replacing Steven Mollenkopf. Amon has in recent years overseen the company’s chip division, which supplies processors to most of the Android phone ecosystem and modem chips that help both Android devices and Apple Inc’s iPhones connect to wireless data networks.… Read More Qualcomm names Cristiano Amon as its new chief executive officer

Apple, Qualcomm end all ongoing lawsuits, reach global supply agreement

Apple Inc and Qualcomm Inc on Tuesday decided to drop all ongoing litigations and settle their royalty dispute, reaching an agreement on global patent license and chipset supply. The settlement also includes a payment from Apple to Qualcomm, whose size the two companies did not disclose. Shares of Qualcomm jumped 22 percent in late afternoon… Read More Apple, Qualcomm end all ongoing lawsuits, reach global supply agreement

Apple to pull older model iPhones from German stores following defeat in patent infringement case

Chip supplier Qualcomm Inc won a second court skirmish in its worldwide patent battle with Apple Inc on Thursday, with the iPhone maker saying it would pull some older models from its German stores. Qualcomm’s win in Germany comes weeks after it secured a court order to ban sales of some iPhone models in China.… Read More Apple to pull older model iPhones from German stores following defeat in patent infringement case

Qualcomm set to file lawsuits to ban sales of iPhones XS and XR

Chipmaker Qualcomm Inc is asking courts in China to ban sales of Apple Inc’s latest iPhone models XS and XR after winning a preliminary injunction against older models, the company confirmed on Thursday. On Monday, a Chinese court had ordered a sales ban of some older Apple iPhone models for violating two patents of Qualcomm,… Read More Qualcomm set to file lawsuits to ban sales of iPhones XS and XR