Apple executive admits that it has started building its own 5G modem chips

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, Apple has started working on its own in-house cellular modems. You might remember that last year was pretty desperate because of legal battles it had against Qualcomm. Unable to work out a deal with the chip designer, Apple turned to Intel and agreed that it would use the latter’s modem chip on the first 5G iPhone models. But truthfully, behind the scenes Apple was not confident in Intel’s ability to deliver such a chip in time. As a result, Apple decided to drop all legal action against Qualcomm. Apple allegedly paid the San Diego based firm $4.5 billion for a six-year licensing agreement …
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