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Topic: HTC

Apple's legal win over HTC pushes some Chinese vendors toward Windows Phone 7

07/19/2011, 08:07 am

The U.S. International Trade Commission's preliminary ruling in favor of Apple over rival HTC has caused concern for some Chinese handset makers who build Android-powered devices, prompting them to consider embracing Microsoft's next version of Windows Phone 7, dubbed "Mango."

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Borders bookstores on the brink; 3G iPad 2 on China Unicom

07/19/2011, 02:07 am

After negotiations for a buyout collapsed over the weekend, Borders is nearing liquidation. Also, China Unicom executives will soon travel to the U.S. to negotiate with Apple to bring the 3G iPad 2 to China.

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Apple's victory over HTC may set high royalty precedent for Android devices

07/18/2011, 12:07 pm

Apple's initial legal victory over rival HTC in a patent infringement suit could pave the way for Apple to collect high royalties from devices running Google Android, according to one analysis.

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ITC ruling against HTC may spell trouble for other Android makers

07/16/2011, 09:07 pm

An examination of the two patents the U.S. International Trade Commission found handset maker HTC infringed upon in an initial ruling on Friday has revealed that the patent claims in question may apply to "every Android device out there."

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ITC rules HTC violated two of Apple's iPhone-related patents

07/15/2011, 06:07 pm

The U.S. International Trade Commission made an initial ruling on Friday that HTC's handsets illegally violate two patented inventions found in Apple's iPhone.

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HTC says Apple would rather sue than compete 'fairly in the market'

07/12/2011, 01:07 pm

Responding to the latest legal challenge from Apple, people speaking for handset maker HTC on Tuesday said they are "disappointed" that Apple is suing its competitors "instead of competing fairly in the market."

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Apple asks ITC to block import of HTC handsets in latest patent complaint

07/11/2011, 11:07 am

Apple has filed a new patent complaint with the U.S. International Trade Commission, asking it once again to block the import of hardware made by rival smartphone maker HTC.

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Broad multitouch patent granted to Apple seen as 'huge blow' to rivals

06/22/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple this week was awarded an iPhone-related patent first filed in December of 2007, a victory that intellectual property experts believe will be significant.

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Analyst: Apple's iPad to lead tablet market explosion for 'foreseeable future'

06/17/2011, 08:06 pm

According to one analyst, the market for consumer tablets could top 215 million units by 2015, with the iPad expected to dominate the market's explosive growth.

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With more than $70B in cash, Apple could buy Nokia, RIM, HTC & Motorola

06/17/2011, 12:06 pm

Apple's cash is expected to top $70 billion at the conclusion of its current fiscal quarter, a sum so massive it could buy out rivals Nokia, Research in Motion, HTC and Motorola Mobility, according to a new analysis.

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With later arrival of new iPhone, HTC may challenge Apple as top US smartphone maker

06/10/2011, 07:06 am

Handset maker HTC has seen strong sales of its Android-based smartphones on all four U.S. carriers, putting the Taiwanese company in a position to contend with Apple for the title of top smartphone seller in the U.S.

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Microsoft, handset makers take "App Store" trademark fight to EU

05/12/2011, 10:05 pm

Microsoft and several major handset makers, including HTC, Nokia and Sony Ericsson, are now opposing Apple's trademark of the term "App Store" in the European Union for being generic.

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Previous-gen Apple iPad, iPhone 3GS often outsell new Android devices

05/09/2011, 09:05 am

Older Apple iOS products sold at a discounted price, like the iPhone 3GS and first-generation iPad, are often more popular than newer devices running the Google Android operating system, a new report claims.

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ITC staff voices support for HTC, Nokia in Apple patent case

04/18/2011, 09:04 pm

The staff of the U.S. International Trade commission has recommended that HTC and Nokia not be found liable of infringing on Apple's patents in a dispute over smartphone technologies.

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Lower-than-expected Xoom sales prompt Apple iPad competitors to delay tablets

04/15/2011, 12:04 pm

A slow start for the Motorola Xoom tablet has reportedly convinced manufacturers to delay the release of Android 3.0 Honeycomb-based tablets as they hope to compete with Apple's iPad.

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'Unstable performance' of Android 3.0 seen as benefit to Apple's iPad

04/08/2011, 03:04 pm

Tablet makers who craft their own mobile operating system -- particularly Apple and its iOS -- stand to gain from the "unstable performance" of Google's tablet-centric Android 3.0, codenamed Honeycomb.

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Patent holder takes aim at Apple for iPhone's ability to search & receive ads

04/01/2011, 09:04 am

Apple this week was hit with a new patent infringement lawsuit, as the iPhone maker joins 31 other defendants accused of violating a patent related to Internet-connected phones with search functionality and mobile advertising.

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Cheaper iPhone could give Apple control of China's smartphone market

03/30/2011, 09:03 am

A new survey shows that Apple is poised to capitalize on an explosion in sales of 3G smartphones in China, with the iPhone the most popular option, though lower prices could give it the lion's share of sales.

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Motorola hedging Android bet with new web-based OS

03/23/2011, 11:03 pm

Motorola Mobility, which has been Google's only major licensee fully committed to Android, is now working on a new web-based mobile operating system apparently intended to give it more control over its future, enraging Android advocates anew just weeks after Nokia opted against adopting Google's mobile OS.

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IDC: Apple still leads RIM as No. 2 worldwide smartphone maker

02/07/2011, 03:02 pm

Global smartphone sales have continued their explosive growth, topping 100 million total units last quarter, with Apple retaining second place among all vendors, according to IDC.

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