Modems are hard
Even though Apple acquired Intel's modem business unit, the company failed to materialize its in-house 5G modem that works in the worldwide market. Shortly before the iPhone's announcement, it was announced that Apple still sticks with the Qualcomm modems.
Court told that Microsoft was out maneuvered by Google
Software King of the World Microsoft considered giving the fruity cargo cult Apple several billion dollars to make Bing its default search engine on Safari.