Qualcomm Sues Apple for Violating Software License Contract

Qualcomm Inc. has sued Apple Inc., alleging that it violated a software license contract to benefit rival chipmaker Intel Corp. for making broadband modems, the latest salvo in their longstanding dispute. Qualcomm said in a lawsuit filed in California state court in San Diego on Wednesday that Apple used its commercial leverage to demand unprecedented access to the chipmaker’s highly confidential software, including source code.