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Microsoft looking to drum up Windows Phone interest with 55-foot NYC replica

11/08/2011, 01:11 am

Microsoft has installed a six-story interactive Windows Phone structure in New York City's Herald Square as a promotional stunt to increase awareness of its struggling smartphone platform.


Apple court filing takes HTC to task over superfluous comma

11/07/2011, 03:11 pm

In an amusing example of Apple's attention to detail, a new court filing from the company corrected a punctuation error made by rival HTC.


HTC tops Apple in Q3 US smartphones but predicts weak Q4

11/01/2011, 05:11 pm

Taiwan smartphone maker HTC reported record sales of 13.2 million units worldwide, including 5.7 million in the US, prompting market research group Canalys to name it the top selling vendor in the country.


Taiwan concerned Apple's slide-to-unlock patent could hurt market

10/28/2011, 10:10 am

Government officials in Taiwan have expressed concern that Apple's recent success in obtaining a patent for the slide-to-unlock gesture on touchscreen devices could hurt competing smartphone makers.


Apple awarded patent for touchscreen slide-to-unlock gesture

10/26/2011, 11:10 am

Apple's arsenal of patents potentially became stronger this week, when the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office awarded the company another patent related to unlock gestures on a touchscreen device.


Apple's iPhone remains top device for mobile ad impressions

10/25/2011, 07:10 am

New data shows the iPhone and iPad ranked first in various mobile advertising statistics for the third quarter of 2011, though Apple's iOS had a 28 percent total share of mobile ad impressions -- or half of the 56 percent seen by Android devices.


Microsoft boasts patent licenses with over half of Android market

10/24/2011, 12:10 am

Microsoft announced on Sunday that a new patent license agreement with original design manufacturer Compal means that companies accounting for more than half of all Google Android-based devices now have agreements with the software giant.


ITC judge finds Apple did not violate four HTC patents

10/17/2011, 03:10 pm

A judge with the U.S. international Trade Commission ruled on Monday against HTC in a patent infringement lawsuit it filed against Apple.


Google, T-Mobile petition ITC to allow Android to freely infringe Apple's iOS

10/07/2011, 04:10 pm

While delaying the launch of Android 4.0 in the wake of Steve Jobs' passing, Google has filed an amicus curiae brief in parallel with US carrier T-Mobile, both of whom ask that the International Trade Commission not ban HTC's Android products, regardless of their infringement of Apple's intellectual property.


ITC to investigate latest HTC complaint against Apple

09/27/2011, 08:09 pm

The U.S. international Trade Commission announced on Tuesday plans to investigate handset maker HTC's most recent lawsuit, which includes five patents recently obtained from Google, against rival Apple.


HTC's S3 Graphics sues Apple again for alleged patent violations

09/23/2011, 04:09 pm

S3 Graphics, a company that smartphone maker HTC is in the process of acquiring, has sued Apple again this week, this time accusing the iPhone maker of violating two different patents.


Patent suit targets Apple, 26 others over wireless transactions

09/23/2011, 10:09 am

Apple is one of a long list of companies accused of patent infringement in a new lawsuit related to wireless recording of transactions.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.