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Qualcomm antitrust case: the iPhone wouldn’t exist without us, says chipmaker

  • After six days, the US Federal Trade Commission rested its antitrust case against Qualcomm , and the chipmaker has opened its defence.
  • It also argued that nobody was forced to buys its chips, suggesting phone makers were free to simply license the patents and design their own, reports  CNET .
  • That conflicts with Apple’s evidence that Qualcomm refused to supply 4G chips for the iPhone XS, XS Max and XR.
  • At the heart of the trial is a communications protocol known as CDMA (Code Division Multiple Access).

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