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Apple sues Qualcomm over excessive licensing fees

Monday 23 January 2017 | 09:27 CET | News
Apple has filed a lawsuit against Qualcomm claiming USD 1 billion in fees withheld by the chipmaker. Apple is demanding Qualcomm hand over money that was supposed to be a rebate for licensing fees. Qualcomm is holding back the money as punishment for Apple cooperating with Korean antitrust regulators, according to the complaint filed in San Diego, California and reported by Bloomberg. Apple also wants back some of the billions of dollars it claims it was overcharged in Qualcomm's "illegal scheme" to control the market for mobile phone chips, according to the suit. In addition, Apple wants the

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