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Topic: HTC

HTC settlement may pay Apple $8 per phone, act as blueprint for Samsung & Motorola

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.

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Apple and HTC settle all patent litigation, agree to 10-year licensing deal

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.

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Like Apple, HTC begins reducing dependence on Samsung for smartphone parts

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.

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Apple and HTC report no progress in settlement talks over ITC complaint

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.

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Apple's iPhone tops JD Power satisfaction survey for 8th straight time

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.

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Nokia, Motorola to unveil new phones at the 'worst time:' a week before Apple

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.

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HTC has no intention to settle with Apple in wake of Samsung loss

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.

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HTC revenues down 27%, blames competition

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.

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Judge grants HTC request to sever, transfer Apple suit to Delaware

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.

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HTC withdraws critical patent in ITC case against Apple

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.

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Samsung smartphone shipments estimated at 52M, doubling Apple's iPhone

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.

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Apple countersued by HTC over two recently-purchased HP patents

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.

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HTC profits plunge 57% in face of Apple injunction, European struggles

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.

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UK judge says HTC phones don't infringe Apple patents

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.

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ITC denies Apple's emergency request for customs ban of HTC phones

07/02/2012, 11:07 pm

The U.S International Trade Commission refused Apple's request for an emergency customs ban on HTC Android devices, but the agency is looking into whether redesigned phones from the Taiwanese handset maker still constitute infringement of Apple's "data detectors" patent.

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Apple suggests HTC dodged ITC injunction with 'misstatements' to US customs

06/26/2012, 01:06 am

Apple has suggested to the International Trade Commission that HTC made "misstatements" to U.S. Customs in order to dodge an injunction against its handsets.

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HTC halts all phone sales in Brazil

06/22/2012, 07:06 pm

Taiwanese handset maker HTC on Friday announced that it would be pulling out of the Brazilian market entirely amid poor performance that has resulted in a plummeting share of the global smartphone market.

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Apple files 4G LTE countersuit in ITC case against HTC

06/22/2012, 05:06 pm

Apple on Thursday filed suit against HTC over alleged infringement of certain standard-essential 4G LTE patents as part of an ongoing U.S. International Trade Commission case involving the two companies.

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HTC drops ITC lawsuit against Apple

06/13/2012, 10:06 pm

HTC has decided to drop an appeal filed with the International Trade Commission that had sought to reopen a patent complaint against Apple.

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Apple files third ITC complaint against HTC targeting 29 new phones

06/06/2012, 12:06 pm

Apple has filed its third patent infringement complaint in as many years with the U.S. International Trade Commission against rival smartphone maker HTC.

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