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Apple suppliers seen to shrug off Qualcomm lawsuits

Analysts see little impact on companies, although shares fell

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TAIPEI -- Analysts and industry sources say that Qualcomm's disputes with Apple and its assemblers over royalty payments are not likely to have an immediate impact on the production and shipments of the upcoming iPhone 8 ranges.

Late Wednesday, Qualcomm filed a complaint in the U.S. against four Apple assemblers, claiming they refused to pay for the use of its technologies in iPhones and iPads.

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