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Apple and Qualcomm: Their Fights over Patent Infringement

Scarlett Ness
Apple and Qualcomm: Their Fights over Patent Infringement

Apple (AAPL) has reportedly replaced Qualcomm (QCOM) and recently partnered with Intel (INTC) to be its modem chip supplier for its upcoming iPhone models. The move seems to be the outcome of Apple’s year-long legal battle with Qualcomm over licensing. Apple was dependent on Qualcomm modems in its hardware until the release of its iPhone 7 in September 2016.