- 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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