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Apple's iPhone has 89% retention rate, next nearest hardware is HTC at 39%

09/22/2011, 11:09 am

A whopping 89 percent of iPhone owners have indicated they will stick with Apple for their next handset, dwarfing all other hardware makers, according to a new survey.

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ITC reviewing four patents from Apple win over HTC

09/17/2011, 12:09 am

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced this week its intention to review a judge's ruling that Taiwanese handset maker HTC had infringed on two of Apple's patents, with a final decision scheduled to arrive by Dec. 6.

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Apple files to put Motorola suits on hold until Google completes acquisition

09/13/2011, 02:09 am

Apple has filed motions to temporarily halt two of its lawsuits with Motorola Mobility, arguing that the company gave up the authority to sue in its pending merger with Google.

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HTC eyeing webOS purchase to compete with Apple's iOS

09/12/2011, 11:09 am

Smartphone maker HTC has publicly stated it is considering buying its own mobile operating system platform, with HP's webOS a potential option for acquisition.

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HTC sues Apple for third time over patents it obtained from Google

09/07/2011, 06:09 pm

HTC this week used nine patents recently obtained from Google to up the ante in its high-stakes intellectual properly infringement war with Apple, slapping the iPhone maker with a third lawsuit while amending a previous complaint to allege broader infringement.

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Apple forecast to lead 2011 smartphone shipments with 86.4M iPhones

09/06/2011, 08:09 am

Apple is projected to lead all smartphone shipments at the conclusion of 2011 with 86.4 million units, an 82 percent increase from 2010.

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Court documents imply Google's Andy Rubin got inspiration for Android at Apple

09/02/2011, 09:09 pm

A recent reply brief in Apple's patent infringement case against HTC with the International Trade Commission implies that Google executive Andy Rubin got the inspiration for the Android framework during his time as a low-level engineer at Apple.

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Leak shows HTC's AT&T-bound 4G Puccini tablet

08/24/2011, 03:08 am

A new leak has revealed Taiwanese handset maker HTC's 10.1-inch Puccini tablet with 4G LTE is in the testing phase and will challenge Apple's iPad when it arrives in the near future.

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Apple, HTC rumored to cut back on handset orders due to economy

08/19/2011, 01:08 am

A new report claims handset vendors, including Apple and HTC, will reduce orders for smartphone chipsets in the fourth quarter of this year because of worries about the world economy.

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Apple, Nokia show continued interest in InterDigital patents

08/17/2011, 04:08 pm

Following Google's purchase of Motorola, a new report claims that Apple is still interested in acquiring InterDigital, as are Nokia, Qualcomm and others in the wireless industry.

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New HTC suit accuses Apple's Mac, iPhone, iPad of patent infringement

08/16/2011, 11:08 am

The legal battle between HTC and Apple continues to grow, with a new lawsuit filed by HTC again accusing Apple of patent infringement, this time targeting the Mac platform in addition to iOS devices.

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Non-iPad tablet makers expected to slash prices to move inventory overstock

08/15/2011, 11:08 pm

Faced with growing inventory due to sluggish sales, the makers of tablets competing with Apple's iPad are said to continue to cut prices in order to reduce losses, potentially sparking an industry-wide price war, according to a new report.

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HTC announces 'major' $300M investment in Beats Electronics

08/11/2011, 03:08 am

After teasing a "major news announcement" for the company, HTC CEO Peter Chou revealed that it has acquired a $300 million majority stake in audio technology company Beats Electronics, with the first HTC product to implement Beats technology due out later this year.

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ITC to investigate second Apple patent lawsuit against HTC

08/09/2011, 01:08 am

The U.S. International Trade Commission announced on Monday plans to investigate Apple's most recent patent infringement complaint against HTC.

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HTC chief downplays Apple patent case with ITC, calls it a 'distraction'

07/29/2011, 10:07 pm

HTC Chief Executive Peter Chou attempted to calm investors on Friday by calling a recent ruling from the International Trade Commission, which found the Taiwanese handset maker guilty of infringing on two of Apple's patents, a mere "distraction" that will not affect his company's business.

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First Windows Phone 7 'Mango' handsets rumored to challenge iPhone 5 in Sept.

07/28/2011, 11:07 pm

On the heels of news that Microsoft's "Mango" update for Windows Phone 7 has been released to manufacturing, industry sources claim HTC, Samsung and LG will launch the first Mango-based smartphones in September, presumably coordinated to directly compete with Apple's next-generation iPhone.

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ITC rules Mac OS X violates S3 patents, iPhone and iPad do not

07/26/2011, 06:07 pm

A US International Trade Commission judge has ruled that two patents held by S3 are being infringed by some of Apple's Mac computers, but invalidated two other patents and stated that Apple's iOS devices are not infringing any of the S3 patents.

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HTC wants to negotiate a patent deal with Apple

07/26/2011, 10:07 am

An executive with smartphone maker HTC has indicated that his company is willing to broker a deal with Apple to settle their ongoing patent dispute.

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Netbook maker Acer accuses Apple of starting 'patent war'

07/22/2011, 10:07 am

Manufacturers of Android devices continue to unite against Apple, with Acer joining the fray as the company's claims of patent infringement continue to threaten HTC.

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Google's Schmidt: Apple responding to Android with lawsuits, not innovation

07/19/2011, 11:07 am

Google executive Eric Schmidt has said his company will support HTC in its legal battle with Apple, and accused the company -- where he was once a board member -- for "responding with lawsuits" rather than innovating.

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