The chipmaker is probably trying to get the International Trade Commission (ITC) to ban Apple from importing its phones into the US, according to a Bloomberg report. The transfer comes after a authorized dispute over licensing charges, with Apple refusing to pay up.
Apple’s non-payments have additionally resulted in Qualcomm reducing expectations on income and earnings for its third fiscal quarter, ending in June.
Apple is claiming that Qualcomm is charging an unfair quantity, whereas the chipmaker is claiming that the iPhone maker is refusing to pay what had already been agreed on.
Qualcomm and Apple declined to touch upon the matter.
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