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HTC EVO 4G LTE postponed indefinitely once more

HTC EVO 4G LTE postponed indefinitely once more

It appears that once again the HTC EVO 4G LTE has hit a wall when it comes to being delivered to the USA for sale, so says customers receiving the note that their pre-orders were once again stopped here at the end of the week. In the epic battle that has become HTC's this summer in bringing their new line of hero smartphones into the USA, the HTC EVO 4G LTE has once again suffered a bit of a loss as Best Buy takes back what it'd reported earlier this week with a new announcement of delay. Though the press already does have its hands on review units of this device, it seems that that's as far as HTC was allowed to go with getting said hardware into the states before patent infringement via Apple reared its head.

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HTC EVO 4G LTE delayed at Best Buy

HTC EVO 4G LTE delayed at Best Buy

Best Buy may have jumped the gun a little in throwing up a release date for the HTC EVO 4G LTE. The company has now sent out emails to customers saying that the phone has been delayed, with no new date given so far. It comes after it was revealed that the HTC One X and EVO 4G LTE face a customs block, preventing the phones from being sold in the United States until they’ve been cleared of patent infringement.

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HTC stock dives after Apple blocks smartphone shipments

HTC stock dives after Apple blocks smartphone shipments

HTC's stock price has been sent into a tumble, after imports of new HTC handsets into the US were blocked in customs by an Apple complaint to the  ITC. The company had been riding high on positive reviews of the One X and EVO 4G LTE, but saw new supplies of the Android smartphones frozen indefinitely after the US International Trade Commission upheld Apple's complaint that the handsets infringe a patent held by the Cupertino company. HTC's share price has dropped over 6.5-percent since the news.

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HTC One X, Evo 4G LTE delayed due to US customs

HTC One X, Evo 4G LTE delayed due to US customs

Are you eager to get your hands on an HTC One X or an Evo 4G LTE phone? If so, unfortunately, you might be waiting a bit longer than expected. That is, at least, if you live in the US. Apparently both phones are currently being delayed during imports to the US because of an ITC violation that Apple filed against HTC. The news is rather unexpected, since it was believed that HTC had fully complied with the issue that Apple had against the ITC.

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Apple and Google sued over 1998 speech patent

Apple and Google sued over 1998 speech patent

Apple, Google, and just about every OEM creating smartphones in the industry have been hit by a lawsuit which claims they infringe on a 1998 speech patent. A shell company based out of Colorado filed the suit, singling out Apple, the iPhone 4S, and Siri functionality, as well as Google Voice Actions, BlackBerry Voice Commands from RIM, and Microsoft’s Speech Commands.

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HTC granted Face Unlock patent

HTC granted Face Unlock patent

One of the features that Ice Cream Sandwich brought to Android and the Galaxy Nexus was Face Unlock. Although not very secure, it did provide a fun, additional method to unlocking the phone. In a curious turn of events, it turns out HTC has been granted the patent behind the technology, which certainly raises some legal questions.

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HTC’s version of iPod Touch may be on the way

HTC’s version of iPod Touch may be on the way

HTC might be working on its own verson of the iPod Touch - that is, a device that has almost all the same functionality as a mobile phone but without the actual phone part. So, consumers would be able to have apps and games, but wouldn't have to worry about paying for data service or a monthly voice plan. Speculation of this move - and that's all it is at this point, speculation - is coming from a recently unearthed HTC patent application.

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Google and Motorola forced to spill Android info to Apple

Google and Motorola forced to spill Android info to Apple

Google and Motorola Mobility have been ordered to hand over Android development information to Apple, with a Chicago judge apparently agreeing with the iPhone maker that roadmap details along with acquisition info is vital to Apple's patent lawsuit. "Motorola shall be expected to obtain full and immediate compliance by Google with Apple’s liability discovery demands" US Circuit Judge Richard A. Posner ruled, Bloomberg reports, though Motorola has fired back with the argument that it has no control over Google's disclosure.

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Motorola demanded 2.25% of Apple sales for 3G patent use

Motorola demanded 2.25% of Apple sales for 3G patent use

Motorola demanded 2.25-percent of Apple's sales in royalty fees, in return for licensing the FRAND 3G/UMTS patent at the heart of a 2011 German infringement suit, court documentation has revealed. The offer, which Motorola was obliged to make "fair, reasonable and non-discriminatory", could amount to almost $15 on the unsubsidized price of each entry-level iPhone 4S, FOSS Patents' digging has shown, though full terms of the 2.25-percent deal are unclear.

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Apple loses Motorola patent strike in preliminary ruling

Apple loses Motorola patent strike in preliminary ruling

Apple's patent violation claims against Motorola Mobility have been rejected in a preliminary ruling, with the US ITC suggesting that none of the infringements alleged by the Cupertino company hold water. Although still relatively early in the process - with a final decision yet to be settled upon by the US International Trade Commission - the preliminary ITC ruling [pdf link] indicates that Motorola hasn't overstepped the mark with regards to three patented technologies Apple claims have been infringed by the DROID line of devices.

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