Jury says Apple owes Qualcomm for stealing patents


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A jury sided with Qualcomm over claims Apple stole patents for the iPhone.
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A jury ruled today Apple owes chip maker Qualcomm $31 million for violating three patents for tech used in some models of the iPhone.

The ruling came after a two week trial in San Diego on a lawsuit filed by Qualcomm in 2017. Apple is likely to appeal.