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  • GPS all but confirmed for 3G iPhone

    GPS all but confirmed for 3G iPhone

    Broadcom seems to have been awarded the contract to supply Apple’s 3G iPhone with GPS, says Om Malik. It’s sort of a given at this point and would probably be a dealbreaker for those looking to upgrade or jump onto the bandwagon if the 3G iPhone were sans GPS. If the only upgrade hardware-wise to the iPhone was 3G would you do it? Read More

  • Qualcomm Banned from Selling Some 3G Chips

    Qualcomm Banned from Selling Some 3G Chips

    A U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a lower court’s ruling that banned Qualcomm from selling chips that infringed on three patents owned by Broadcom Corp. A California jury in 2007 found that Qualcomm didn’t have a right to the patents and the lower court placed an injunction on Qualcomm that stopped it from selling the chips. “We are gratified that the U.S. Court of Appeals rejected… Read More

  • Bush Administration Upholds 3G Ban, Qualcomm to Appeal

    Bush Administration Upholds 3G Ban, Qualcomm to Appeal

    The Bush administration had declined to overrule the ITC decision to ban imports of new phones containing QUALCOMM chips following the commission’s decision in favor of Broadcomm in its patent infringement case. In response QUALCOMM today announced that it will appeal and renew its request for a stay of the International Trade Commission ban, maintaining that none of Broadcom’s patent… Read More