After victories and defeats on both sides, HTC and Nokia have agreed on a cross-licensing patent settlement. The agreement between the two companies overrides any current and pending litigation, allowing Nokia and HTC’s lawyers to take a much-needed vacation. While the agreement will allow HTC to have access to Nokia’s broad patent portfolio, HTC will ... Read More »
The whispers of an Android-powered Nokia device have been a constant throughout the last few years, dying out only when the company was purchased by Microsoft. However, it’s all coming back as more and more information about a prototype Android device by Nokia has been leaking out. Called the Read More »
So far, 2014 has been going quite well for HTC. After posting profitable Q4 numbers a little over a week ago, HTC can now celebrate the fact that Judge Dr. Matthias Zigann from the 7th Civil Chamber of the Munich I Regional Court has dismissed Nokia’s patent suit against HTC.
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Ever since we got our first peek at the Nokia Normandy in a leaked render back in early December, the device has shown its face again and again in a stream of leaks that each offered up a ... Read More »
We’ve been hearing rumors of an Android-powered Nokia device for quite a while. The Normandy would have been a Lumia-esque device with Android instead of Windows Phone, which would be a dream come true for many fans of Nokia. But after Microsoft purchased the company, the release of this device is very unlikely.
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Things are definitely not looking good for HTC. I know we say that a lot, but things are pretty bad right now. Due to a legal dispute with Nokia, all sales of Android-based HTC devices are banned in Germany. All this is over a patent that covers file sharing over Bluetooth via NFC, better known ... Read More »
Are you one of the many smartphone lovers that’ve wished for a Nokia Android device at one time or another? If so, you may want to take a seat and hide your wallet, because you may try to throw it at your screen once you’re done reading this latest rumor.
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UK court stays HTC One mini injunction as EU regulators warn Nokia to steer clear of patent trolling
The British courts have granted HTC’s request for an urgent appeal of the injunction against the HTC One mini that took effect on December 6. HTC will have an opportunity to sway the court’s decision regarding the HTC One mini’s injunction on December 12. In the meantime, retailers will be allowed to continue selling the ... Read More »
It seems at times that our beloved Android ecosystem is improving with each passing day. As the tech world moves rapidly onward to greater heights, sometimes it’s nice to look back and see exactly how far we’ve come. So, this Sunday, let’s get our nostalgia on and take a look back at a few fallen ... Read More »
In a move we’re calling stranger than fiction, former Nokia executives are banding together to form a new company that will continue on in Nokia’s image, releasing handsets across the globe. The company, headed by Nokia’s former CEO Asia Pacific, Thomas Zilliacus, is going to be called Newkia, and Android is their platform of choice.
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