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Qualcomm gets big windfall in surprise settlement, but Apple may have saved the iPhone from 5G doom

Therese Poletti
Qualcomm gets big windfall in surprise settlement, but Apple may have saved the iPhone from 5G doom

Apple Inc. and Qualcomm Inc.’s surprise settlement agreement — in the midst of opening arguments of their much anticipated patent trial in San Diego — will result in a huge cash windfall for Qualcomm, and puts Apple on a faster path to add the latest 5G technology into future iPhones.