Apple is set to restart sales of its older iPhones in Germany by working with Qualcomm, the US chipmaker that forced a ban on the Silicon Valley firm’s German operations last year.
Both companies have been locked in a heated legal battle that saw a fresh blow to Apple in December after a court in Munich ruled its iPhone 7 and 8 models had infringed on a patent held by Qualcomm.
Apple’s push to ensure its entire iPhone range reaches the German market means it has “no choice” but to stop using its currently favoured Intel chips and instead ship phones with Qualcomm chips in Germany in order to comply with the court’s decision.
Qualcomm alleged that Apple violated a patent around a feature called…
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