Apple is not in talks “at any level” to settle its wide-ranging legal dispute with mobile chip maker Qualcomm, Reuters reported Wednesday, mentioning a supply conversant in the topic. From the file: In the previous, Apple used Qualcomm’s modem chips in its flagship iPhone fashions to lend a hand them hook up with wi-fi knowledge networks. But early ultimate 12 months, Apple sued Qualcomm in federal court in San Diego, alleging that the chip corporate’s follow of taking a reduce of the promoting value of telephones as a patent license price used to be unlawful. The case is to visit trial early subsequent 12 months and has spawned comparable felony movements in different courts around the globe. In July, Qualcomm’s leader govt, Steve Mollenkopf, informed buyers at the corporate’s quarterly income name that the 2 firms have been in talks to unravel the litigation.