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Qualcomm Wireless Grip Risked as Intel, Microsoft Seek New Rules

Qualcomm Inc. says its profits are under attack from a group led by Intel Corp. that wants to change how money is made on wireless standards such as Wi-Fi.

Qualcomm, the world’s largest maker of mobile-phone chips, earns more than 60 percent of its profits from businesses licensing its patented wireless technology, collecting $30.5 billion in licensing fees over the past five years.