Qualcomm caps phone licensing fees, hopes for Apple settlement in 2018
Chipmaker Qualcomm is signaling that it’s ready for a truce in its ongoing patent licensing dispute with Apple, as CEO Steve Mollenkopf hit CNBC’s airwaves today to predict that the companies will resolve their issues by the end of 2018. His comments come shortly after Qualcomm announced that it’s slashing its patent licensing fees, and therefore […]
A part of the never-ending speculation over ‘the next Silicon Valley,’ Seattle is a tech hub heavyweight that often draws comparisons to the reigning center of the tech universe some 800 miles to the south. As a tech entrepreneur who had spent a fair amount of time in Washington, a recent trip to Silicon Valley helped bring the debate into focus. Coming on the heels of a trip to Seattle, I was able to get a close glimpse into Silicon Valley’s tech ecosystem and found that although these two areas have a great deal in common, key differences persist. The… This story continues at The Next Web
Tesla Inc has flown six planes full of robots and equipment from Europe to California in an unusual, high-stakes effort to speed up battery production for its Model 3 electric sedan, people familiar with the matter told Reuters this week.