Qualcomm CEO defends chip-licensing business in FTC trial – CNET

Qualcomm and the FTC are facing off in the US District Court in San Jose, California. Stephen Shankland/CNET The Federal Trade Commission thinks your phone is being held back by Qualcomm's business practices. But Qualcomm Chief Executive Steve Mollenkopf says the way his company sells chips to smartphone makers is best for everybody involved.Qualcomm's "no… Read More

Government shutdown delays launch of new tech products – CNET

Getty Images Tech lovers may see fewer cutting-edge gadgets hitting the market in the next few months. That's because the Federal Communications Commission, the Food and Drug Administration and other US agencies that certify the safety of consumer-electronics devices are closed due to the government shutdown, now in its 21st day.And if the government doesn't… Read More