Qualcomm Loses Patent Ruling, Many Phones Now Banned in U.S.

Yikes. Qualcomm lost a patent infringement ruling, and as a result, “tens of millions” of cell phones are now banned from being imported to the U.S. As Glenn Fleishman reports for TidBITS, Apple’s iPhone doesn’t use any chips from Qualcomm and thus isn’t affected.

Friday, 8 June 2007