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HTC, Apple shake hands
  • HTC and Apple have reached a settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement. About two months ago, HTC chairperson Cher Wang said that the company had no intentions of settling its patent dispute with Apple out of court.

    Last update: Wednesday 14 November 2012 [11 news items]

Commentary: Will Apple soften its stance against Samsung after reaching peace deal with HTC?

Nov 14, 10:59

The announcement of a comprehensive settlement of patent lawsuits between Apple and HTC comes as a surprise to the smartphone industry, given Apple's previous hostile attitude against...

HTC, Apple settle patent dispute

Nov 12, 10:53

HTC and Apple have jointly announced that they have reached a global settlement that includes the dismissal of all current lawsuits and a 10-year license agreement.

Smartphones drive 3Q12 growth in worldwide mobile phone market, says IDC

Oct 30, 13:52

The worldwide mobile phone market grew 2.4% year over year in the third quarter of 2012, driven by heavyweights Samsung and Apple as Nokia dropped off the top-5 list of smartphone...

HTC sees profits drop sharply in 3Q12

Newswatch - Oct 26, 16:09

HTC has reported net profits of NT$3.9 billion (US$133.2 million) for the third quarter of 2012, down 56% sequentially and 82% on year. EPS for the third quarter was NT$4.7, compared...

HTC switching smartphone component orders from Samsung to other suppliers

Oct 9, 12:14

HTC has reduced its purchases of smartphone components from Samsung Electronics, switching its orders for CMOS image sensors from the Korea-based supplier to OmniVision and Sony,...

HTC has no intentions to settle with Apple, says company chairperson

Aug 29, 01:35

HTC and Apple have been battling over patents. According to Cher Wang, chairperson of HTC, despite Samsung's recent lawsuit loss, HTC does not have any intentions to settle.

Cher Wang, HTC chairperson

HTC chairperson confident of improving operations

Jun 13, 11:22

HTC will strengthen its deployment in retail channels globally so as to tide over its operating constrains it encountered recently, including increasing market competition, the temporarily...

HTC chairwoman Cher Wang

Apple wages new legal battle against HTC

May 18, 01:25

Apple has submitted a motion to the US International Trade Commission suggesting that HTC does not have legitimacy over the five patents pertaining to wireless technologies which...

HTC files new patent complains against Apple, using patents transferred from Google

Sep 9, 01:25

HTC will take further legal action against Apple, adding new patent complaints to its previous filing lodged with the US International Trade Commission (ITC) on August 16, and will...

Commentary: HTC acquisition of graphics and 3D patents has limited effect to counter Apple patent lawsuits

Jul 7, 17:04

HTC has stated that its decision to acquire S3 Graphics from its associate company VIA Technologies is aimed at strengthening its patent profiles related to graphics and 3D technology,...

HTC insists it develops user interface and smartphones in house, not copying from Apple

Stockwatch - Mar 3, 11:28

Taiwan-based smartphone vendor HTC, in response to a patent lawsuit filed recently by Apple, has issued a statement with the Taiwan Stock Exchange stating that it is an innovator...

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    HTC One X+ smartphone

    HTC has unveiled the HTC One X+, a refreshed version of its HTC One X smartphone, running the HTC Sense 4+ experience on Android Jelly Bean. The HTC One X+ combines the iconic design,...

    Photo: Company, Oct 22.

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    HTC Windows Phone 8X, 8S

    HTC and Microsoft have unveiled the first signature Windows Phones, the Windows Phone 8X and 8S by HTC. The new HTC smartphones feature the new Windows Phone 8 operating system,...

    Photo: Company, Sep 21.

  • HTC+introduces+new+smartphone+series

    HTC introduces new smartphone series

    HTC has introduced three smartphone series, the Desire S, Wildfire S and Incredible S. The new devices will be broadly available to customers across major European and Asian markets...

    Photo: Company, Feb 17.

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