A new class-action complaint filed with the US District Court for the Northern District of California accuses Apple of false advertising, basically arguing that the Cupertino company is misleading customers as to where precisely their iCloud data is stored.
Following the unusual step of announcing a broad antitrust review of major Silicon Valley platform giants on part of the United States Department of Justice, a new report released Friday alleges that eight US states could separately probe the tech giants.
The iPhone maker Apple and the chip maker Qualcomm have recently settled their long-running intellectual-property quarrel over cellular technologies, which includes a payment from the former to the latter, and we now have our first look at the size of the legal agreement.
Apple’s recently-announced settlement with Qualcomm didn’t come cheap, according to UBS analyst Timothy Arcuri. In a research note released Thursday, Arcuri said the iPhone-maker likely paid between $5 and $6 billion to put a stop to the bevy of legal battles between the two companies.
Apple and Qualcomm have reached a settlement in their ongoing royalty dispute. The two companies issued a press release Tuesday afternoon, stating that they will drop all litigation and enter a six-year licensing agreement, effective as of the beginning of this month.