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Steve Jobs agreed to Qualcomm's licensing fees in 2007 for original Apple iPhone

9 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

Steve Jobs, Apple's co-founder and CEO when he introduced the iPhone in January 2007, agreed to pay Qualcomm a $7.50 per phone licensing royalty fee in order to secure the modem chips he needed for Apple's smartphone. That information was disclosed during testimony heard today as the FTC v. Qualcomm non-jury trial continued. Back then, Apple was a new name in the industry and Jobs needed the chips But what a difference 12 years makes. While on the stand today during the trial, Apple Chief Operating Officer Jeff Williams protested against Qualcomm's demand for this fee.
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Qualcomm refused to supply Apple with modems for the iPhone XS/XR

Qualcomm refused to supply Apple with modems for the iPhone XS/XR

9 days ago   |   By Phone Arena

The 2018 iPhone lineup
The FTC's antitrust trial against Qualcomm is certainly providing some juicy details about goes on behind closed doors. And today, Apple's Chief Operating Officer, Jeff Williams, shared some pretty surprising details about the Cupertino giant's relationship with Qualcomm.
Despite the ongoing legal battle between the two companies, the executive in question revealed that Apple's initial plan for 2018 was to once again “dual source” modems from both Qualcomm and Intel. In fact, he went on to state that Apple would ...
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Taiwan electronics industry failing because of iPhone XS

Taiwan electronics industry failing because of iPhone XS

9 days ago   |   By Pocketnow

The National Development Council blamed Apple's lack of innovation for its declining iPhone sales affecting Taiwan's manufacturing industry.
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Apple iPhone XS Max Review: Biggest iPhone Yet, In all Ways Possible

9 days ago   |   By GSMDome

The highest performing iOS phone of 2018 is still the Apple iPhone XS Max, so it's high time we did its text review. The biggest iPhone ever, at 6.5 inches, but somehow fit within the body of an iPhone 8 Plus, this machine keeps the notch, has a very solid dual camera and a price...
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