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U.S. Chipmaker Qualcomm Terminates Joint Venture with China

Qualcomm Inc., the U.S. company that makes the chips used in many popular smartphone models, has decided to terminate a joint venture with the government of China’s Guizhou province. The company established by this venture in 2016, Huaxintong Semiconductor Technologies (HXT), will reportedly cease operations by April 30.

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Apple Seeking $27 Billion from Qualcomm in Patent Lawsuit

A massive lawsuit between Apple and Qualcomm about illegal patent licensing is getting ready to begin in San Diego. Apple seeks $27 billion from Qualcomm, while that company’s counterclaims run to $15 billion, all centered on the relationship between the two companies about licensing patents key to Apple’s products.

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