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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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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."


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.


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.


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."


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.


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."


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.


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.