Actually, Apple may not offer certain iPhones currently. In the patent dispute with chip maker Qualcomm, the district court of Munich had to tell the tech group in December to sell the iPhone models, 7plus, 7, 8, 8plus, and X. The US vendor-but only in its 15 German Apple stores. In the electronics markets, and mobile operators of the Republic, customers can buy the models, however, as before, without any problems. On the contrary, Who the castle in a Media market in Steglitz "to" check, it can back up the iPhone 8 currently, even at a Bargain rate with a contract.
Qualcomm: Apple have to recall the devices
Qualcomm does not agree. "Apple needs to do his utmost to call from third party", it said on Wednesday, on the daily mirror inquiry. All of the from the judgment of the affected models would have to be destroyed, even devices that have been supplied to the electric Commerce or mobile business, says the chip manufacturer. Recently, he has deposited a security Deposit of 1.34 billion euros, to enforce the prohibition of the sale. Now that seems to dissipate into thin air.
Because Apple seems to think it is, to revoke his contractual partner to the order. An official comment, there is not, however, the group had already announced after the verdict that it will give the iPhones also still in 4300 stores in Germany. In addition, Apple has filed an appeal against the Munich-based judgment.
Apple and Qualcomm plating with processes. Qualcomm accuses Apple of patent violations, Apple criticizes the, in his opinion, "exorbitant fees", the Qualcomm asking. CEO Tim Cook said in a recent Interview, the conversation thread since since September cancelled.
Apple produces less iPhones
The disputes with Qualcomm, however, are not the only Problem which must be resolved by Apple currently. Above all, the weakening demand in China after the iPhone added to the US group hard. The "Nikkei Asian Review" reported on Wednesday that Apple wants to produce as a reaction to the decline in demand, iPhone. From January to March, about ten percent less Smartphones had been requested than planned. Affected models XS, XS, Max and XR.a high-earner: Despite falling sales numbers, Apple CEO Tim Cook has improved his salary by 20 percent.Photo: Marcio Jose Sanchez/dpa
The Apple-heads deserve good
Apple CEO Cook, it runs, despite the recent problems of the company in a good position financially. He deserved in the end of September the past year, 15.7 million dollars, that is, 23 percent more than in the same period last year. Reason full a twelve-million Bonus, was linked to the achievement of certain financial targets. Top earners in the group, however, were financial chief Luca Maestri, the operations Manager Jeff Williams and sales boss Angela Ahrendts with 26.5 million dollars.