Federal judge refuses to dismiss the FTC's antitrust suit against Qualcomm
Qualcomm had filed a motion for it to be dismissed on the claim that the FTC had not "adequately defended its... complaint." The US federal judge presiding over the case, however, wasn't impressed by the motion, and has now dismissed it, letting the lawsuit continue.Last we heard of the suit,
A Qualcomm representative defended the company's official position in an official statement sent to Cnet:
Do note, however, that this does not at all prove Qualcomm is guilty. In fact, we'll be witnessing quite a lengthy process in the future: antitrust suits aren't exactly known for their blazing fast speed. So this, combined with the much-publicized Apple vs. Qualcomm battle, both paint a picture of a particularly litigious near future for the chip maker.