12/19/2012, 09:12 am
Kodak on Wednesday announced it has sold its collection of digital imaging patents for $525 million to two groups led separately by Apple and Google.
12/06/2012, 01:12 am
A heavily redacted version of Apple's patent licensing agreement with HTC, made public on Wednesday as part of the Apple v. Samsung jury trial, reveals a bit more information about the properties covered as part of the ten-year deal.
12/03/2012, 09:12 pm
In a late Monday ruling, Apple v. Samsung Judge Lucy Koh said that the patents Apple and HTC are cross-licensing as part of a ten-year deal will not remain sealed, indicating that the public will be privy to the sensitive information.
11/21/2012, 07:11 pm
A heavily redacted public version of the Apple and HTC licensing agreement was discovered on Wednesday, offering a few shreds of information regarding the ten-year deal including a "change of control" clause that automatically terminates the agreement if one of the parties is bought out.
11/20/2012, 04:11 am
In a statement to reporters on Tuesday, HTC CEO Peter Chou denied analysts' guesses as to the details surrounding the Taiwanese company's ten-year licensing deal with Apple, calling the widely-cited estimates "baseless."
11/14/2012, 10:11 am
The iPhone accounted for 5.5 percent of all mobile phone sales in the third quarter of 2012, making Apple the third-largest handset maker in the world.
11/12/2012, 09:11 am
Apple's out-of-court settlement with rival smartphone maker HTC is expected to give Apple a net licensing fee of as much as $8 per phone, and may also serve as a blueprint for future deals with Samsung and Motorola.
11/10/2012, 10:11 pm
Apple announced on Saturday that it has reached a global settlement with HTC that includes the dismissal of all ongoing court litigation, and will participate in a ten-year license agreement that covers current and future patents held by both companies.
10/09/2012, 08:10 am
HTC has switched orders for key components in its smartphones away from Samsung, in a move that echoes Apple's efforts to reduce reliance on a major competitor.
09/10/2012, 06:09 pm
In a filing with the U.S. International Trade Commission, Apple and HTC confirm they have held two settlement meetings since Aug. 13 and while the talks have yet to yield a deal, the two parties plan continue discussions.
09/07/2012, 09:09 am
Apple's iPhone once again topped the J.D. Power and Associates rankings for customer satisfaction, marking 8 straight surveys of besting the competition.
09/05/2012, 08:09 am
Both Nokia and Google-owned Motorola Mobility are holding events today to introduce new products, just a week before Apple is expected to introduce its next-generation iPhone.
08/29/2012, 10:08 am
Smartphone maker HTC plans to continue its patent infringement battle with Apple, even though Apple just earned a significant victory against another Android-based handset manufacturer, Samsung.
08/03/2012, 02:08 pm
HTC lowered its guidance after missing analysts' expectations and reporting a 27 percent drop in revenues and a 57 percent drop in operating profits. The company's slide is being blamed on increasing difficult competition in the smartphone arena.
08/01/2012, 01:08 am
A Miami district court judge on Tuesday granted HTC's request to sever Apple's claims against the Taiwanese smartphone maker from an ongoing Motorola Mobility v. Apple case and move the suit to a Delaware court.
07/31/2012, 03:07 am
HTC on Monday withdrew a critical patent from its International Trade Commission complaint against Apple, bringing its number of asserted claims down to only two allegedly standard-essential patents.
07/26/2012, 09:07 am
A new estimate pegs Samsung's smartphone shipments for the second quarter of calendar 2012 at 52.1 million, which would be twice the 26 million iPhones Apple sold during the same period.
07/17/2012, 07:07 pm
It was reported on Tuesday that HTC is bringing counterclaims against Apple over two HP patents the Taiwanese smartphone maker recently acquired to help fight its legal battle with the Cupertino tech giant.
07/06/2012, 08:07 am
While Apple's competitor Samsung expects to see record profit from the June quarter, rival HTC is struggling in the face of disappointing sales in Europe and an Apple injunction that delayed the launch of new handsets in the U.S.
07/04/2012, 09:07 am
On the heels of a legal victory in the U.S., HTC also won a court decision in the U.K. on Wednesday, where a judge ruled that HTC's devices do not infringe on four Apple patents related to touchscreen technology.