Apple signs up Qualcomm for another three years

Analysts suggest the deal indicates that Apple’s aim ot design its own semiconductor chips isn’t going smoothly

Tech giant Apple has agreed a deal to extend its partnership with chipmaker Qualcomm for a further three years in a move that suggest the company’s plan to design its own semiconductors isn’t going as smoothly as expected.

The existing deal between the two parties was due to expire at the end of the year with the iPhone ...