Two of those were related to Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800 and 820 processors, which powered Samsung phones and Google Pixel phones. "Qualcomm's paid advertising makes wildly inflated claims about its role in the development of the smartphone, but the facts show that it was Apple that put an easy-to-use computer-phone in the palm of people's hands, not Qualcomm".
The Apple law suit comes after Qualcomm sued it last July for using elements of its battery life patents.
According to a Reuters report, Apple's filing states that "Apple began seeking those patents years before Qualcomm began seeking the patents it asserts against Apple in this case".
Qualcomm filed its patent infringement lawsuit at the same time it filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission seeking to ban the import of Apple iPhones that use competing Intel chips because of the alleged patent violations.
Qualcomm General Counsel Don Rosenberg said the timing of Qualcomm's lawsuits is coincidental to Apple's countersuit. In a connected case, Qualcomm charged the contract manufacturers that create Apple's devices, however Apple associated with the team to defend them.
In better news for Apple, Piper Jaffray analyst Michael Olson says the iPhone X will lead to a longer "super cycle" and the company "may be increasingly well positioned to experience a strong multi-year iPhone trajectory".
Qualcomm in November sued Apple over an alleged breach of a software agreement between the two companies.
It is purely a coincidence that many of Qualcomm's chips find their way into Android smartphones. Separately, Qualcomm is facing a lawsuit from the US Federal Trade Commission over numerous same pricing practices Apple names in its complaints.
The primary custody order comes after Hudson has taken a job to be a judge on UK's version of The Voice . "Mr. Hudson felt that she could give an award winning performance in court to portray herself as the victim".
Northern Iowa received an at-large bid into the NCAA tournament and enter post season play with a 26-8 overall, 15-3 MVC record. The Blujays earned the conference's title with a come-from-behind, 3-2 win over Marquette in the league championship.
The Islamic Military Counter Terrorism Coalition met in Riyadh with Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman, the Saudi defence minister. He vowed to stop terrorist groups from distorting the true image of Islam and its values.
Everton have endured a dismal start to the season and are now 17th in the Premier League after just three wins in 13 matches. Barton has been a fierce critic of David Unsworth, during the 44-year-old boss's temporary spell in charge at Goodison Park.
A report in the Telegraph newspaper said Christchurch-born Stokes hoped to play for Canterbury province during his stay. Canterbury coach Gary Stead said Stokes' possible involvement or not in the Ashes "hasn't been discussed whatsoever".
On the connectivity front, Asus Zenfone Max Plus (M1 ) supports 4G, Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth 4.0, A-GPS and microUSB. Sensors on the phone include Compass Magnetometer, Proximity sensor, Accelerometer, Ambient light sensor and Gyroscope.
The anticipation is nearly over and Tiger Woods is set to step back into a tee box this weekend at the Hero Challenge. Faxon said Tiger looked great and was happy on the course, since he says he is finally pain free.
Gundy was in Oklahoma City recruiting Monday and was asked by Tennessee to meet on that day, but Gundy told them he was busy. He left in 1995 but ultimately returned to Oklahoma State in 2001 as the offensive coordinator and associate head coach.
How Luke concluded his address to the team caught the players' attention, and I expect it received the same response from Bjork. Ole Miss won three of their last four games, with the lone loss in the stretch coming against Texas A&M on November 18.
Rance Howard appeared in several movies directed by his son Ron Howard including " Apollo 13 ", " A Beautiful Mind " and "Splash". Russell Crowe, who starred in 2005's Cinderella Man alongside Rance , tweeted: "Hey @RealRonHoward my deepest condolences".
You Can Now 'Remix' Photos Sent to You on Instagram
You can find out more information about the new Remix photo feature for Instagram over at the company's website at the link below. Instagram says the new feature, which we think should be named "conversation collage", is available on iOS and Android today.
The First Big Civilization VI Expansion is Rise and Fall
Over the course of Sid Meier's Civilization VI , many empires try to rise, but only one can truly stand the test of time. If it falls too low you can expect low yields, revolts and - potentially - the loss of the city to another civilisation.
Uber Banned From Operating in Israel
Israel's transportation ministry is also pursuing a court case against Uber, saying its ride-sharing services violate the law. The lawsuit was brought by the Association of Taxi Drivers and rival online taxi operator Gett.
Man arrested in counter terrorism operation in Melbourne
Federation Square is a mixed-use development in Melbourne , which is the most popular spot in the city to celebrate New Year. Australian police have charged 74 people in counter-terrorism investigations since 2014, the BBC reports.
Enhanced Odds: 33/1 on Watford or 7/1 on Man Utd
Defender Miguel Britos is a doubt after suffering a knock in the 3-0 victory over Newcastle and will be given a late fitness test. We'll talk a little bit with each other and once the match starts it is Watford against Manchester United .
Arlington Mall evacuated after officer-involved shooting
The department's Chris Cook said it's too hard for an officer to differentiate a real versus a fake gun during a pursuit. One officer took the upper level and another took the lower level, radioing each other as to their mark's whereabouts.