HTC is in bad shape, but CEO Peter Chou says the company is about to step things up.
HTC and Apple definitely have a cross-licensing agreement on patents with Apple. But the numbers attached to that agreement are still a major mystery.
The suit shows that unrelenting patent warfare isn’t the only solution among big mobile competitors.
After taking a major hit in court this week from an Apple patent lawsuit, HTC is already in the process of testing new devices and software that workaround the patent violations.
Say hello to the HTC Rezound, yet another media-focused Android smartphone from the prolific Taiwanese manufacturer, and its second to sport integration with Beats audio technology.
Google’s announcement this morning that it’s acquiring Motorola may have come as a surprise, but it certainly makes a lot of sense: Google has been wanting to get its hands on a stash of mobile patents for months, and it’s finally got them with Motorola.
Android manufacturers like HTC, LG and Sony Ericsson sure seem excited about Google’s $12.5 billion Motorola Mobility purchase – even though it could mean friction down the line between Google and its Android partners.