Apple-Qualcomm: Peace in our time

Introduction

Date: 22 April 2019. Duration: 12:23

Apple and Qualcomm were set to do battle in a San Diego courtroom earlier this month to sort out a years-long dispute over the value of Qualcomm’s cellular communications technology. Then after a nine-person jury was sworn in, the two companies abruptly settled. How this impacts the mobile industry, and a series of related cases, is yet unknown.

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Qualcomm-Apple settlement a win for both companies, less so for the FTC (17 April 2019).

Apple, Qualcomm settle years-long, multibillion dollar antitrust, licensing dispute (16 April 2019).