Yeah I was cool with it. One less thing for my 1 year old daughter to somehow find and stick in her mouth. What's with human infants sticking EVERYTHING in their mouths? You'd think after eons of human evolution we would have figured out that it could be dangerous.
Its the radio, not the chip. Qualcomm owns almost all of the patents for CDMA, so almost all of the CDMA devices sold in the US have a 'digital by qualcomm' sticker on it. Its one of the first things I take off when I get a new phone.