Why Apple And The FTC Are At War With Qualcomm
- published: 17 Jan 2019
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Qualcomm has been around since 1985 and pioneered vital components of the wireless technologies you use today. Currently entangled in lawsuits with both the FTC and Apple, it’s often in the news, but how much do you know about what it actually does? Right now, Qualcomm is focused on things like 5G and artificial intelligence chips, but it has a has a massive amount of patents — over 130,000 if you include patent applications — and licensing them accounts for more than half of its operating income. But alongside Qualcomm\'s history of innovation is a complex legal history and it\'s currently entangled in lawsuits with both the FTC and Apple. Watch the video to see why Qualcomm\'s entire business model is being challenged. » Subscribe to CNBC: http://cnb.cx/SubscribeCNBC About CNBC: From \'Wall Street\' to \'Main Street\' to award winning original documentaries and Reality TV series, CNBC has you covered. Experience special sneak peeks of your favorite shows, exclusive video and more. Connect with CNBC News Online Get the latest news: http://www.cnbc.com/ Follow CNBC on LinkedIn: https://cnb.cx/LinkedInCNBC Follow CNBC News on Facebook: http://cnb.cx/LikeCNBC Follow CNBC News on Twitter: http://cnb.cx/FollowCNBC Follow CNBC News on Google+: http://cnb.cx/PlusCNBC Follow CNBC News on Instagram: http://cnb.cx/InstagramCNBC #CNBC #Qualcomm #Apple Why Apple And The FTC Are At War With Qualcomm...