Blockbuster Qualcomm lawsuit claims Apple stole modem tech and gave it to Intel

Qualcomm says that Apple has been stealing its wireless technology for several years in order to eventually rid itself of the need to rely on Qualcomm components. Apple is alleged to have given Qualcomm’s code to Intel, in order to boost Intel’s modem speeds, which are known to be slower.

The claims come in the latest update to Qualcomm and Apple’s blockbuster legal battle, which started close to two years ago with Apple claiming that Qualcomm was abusing its position as the dominant supplier of smartphone modems to demand unreasonable fees.

But now Qualcomm is trying to spin the suit back in Apple’s face, and it claims to have good evidence. Having entered the lawsuit’s discovery phase, Qualcomm says it’s been able to view documents…

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