Qualcomm and Apple settle lawsuit so Intel drops 5G smartphone chip
Qualcomm and Apple have settled their lawsuit so Intel is ditching plans to launch a 5G modem expected for the 2020 iPhone.
Apple looked set to skip a 5G iPhone this year amid its legal battle with Qualcomm and use a modem from Intel next year. However, Apple and Qualcomm have today settled their legal battle.
The lawsuit began in 2017 when Apple and its partners accused Qualcomm of abusing its market dominance to charge excessive royalties for use of its technology. Qualcomm countersued Apple, which resulted...