HTC Peter Chou says media reports on the Apple patent deal fees are "baseless"
4 December Apple and HTC ordered by Judge Koh to reveal which patents are covered by their agreement
21 November Apple and HTC offer to show agreement to Samsung, but heavily redacted
20 November HTC Peter Chou says media reports on the Apple patent deal fees are "baseless"
17 November Samsung shows interest in Apple's deal with HTC
10 November Apple and HTC reach 10-year licensing agreement; deal will settle all lawsuits between the two
1. tiara6918 posted on 20 Nov 2012, 03:09 5 5
$6-$8 per htc device is too much to ask. I'm sure peter chou made the right decisions when it comes to the licensing fees with apple
6. anywherehome posted on 20 Nov 2012, 04:06 3 0
no, every-one has to fight against such a r*tten company like Apple is!
just look what Apple IS doing:
bit [dot] ly/RYzOPP
unbelievable thief = Apple
because of greedy Apple we ALL pay higher prices for eBooks!!!
11. richardyarrell2011 (banned) posted on 20 Nov 2012, 06:42 6 0
Mr.Chou needs to be pimp slapped. Give apple nothing and stand strong don't be weak. Samsung will show everyone that YES APPLE is soft.
17. JKING_25 posted on 20 Nov 2012, 10:27 2 0
Thumbs up brother, but shave off that mustache for Christ sake. My kids would fear you!
18. ngo2dd posted on 20 Nov 2012, 10:38 4 0
You guys are so dumb. HTC is not a company that is worth over 100 billion. HTC has already lost a couple of case. Remember the product ban that happen to HTC.
Samsung will not get off not planning Apple, but that money is nothing for them.
2. blackspot posted on 20 Nov 2012, 03:12 1 1
Well, I guess the patent deal wasn't really mutual after all.
3. andro. posted on 20 Nov 2012, 03:40 1 2
Htc knowing well how money greedy and money thirsty apple are prob sat there to themselves pondering what the lowest sum of money possible they could offer Apple and get away with it,small enough monetary value that htc aren't too bothered about it but high enough to keep the juvenile litigious Apple away.
4. cj100570 posted on 20 Nov 2012, 03:50 5 0
Well then, Peter Chou should clear the air by disclosing the details of the agreement so that all the false info can be corrected.
13. Aeires (unregistered) posted on 20 Nov 2012, 07:28 2 0
Exactly, sounds to me like he's whistling in the dark, or talking out both sides of his mouth. Companies keep all kinds of things secret but when a story hits the web like this did, time to clear the air with some real stats, not vague opinions.
5. anywherehome posted on 20 Nov 2012, 04:04 2 0
HTC....you dont fight so we dont care about your products......better support companies who do not support r*tten Apple
8. SherlockHolmes posted on 20 Nov 2012, 05:32 1 3
Samsung Fought and what happened :-- Fukin 1 Billion Dollars !!
12. joey_sfb posted on 20 Nov 2012, 07:03 3 2
The reason why I buy Samsung smartphone and tablet. Stand tall against all bully.
14. Aeires (unregistered) posted on 20 Nov 2012, 07:30 2 0
Until the final trial verdict is handed in, Samsung hasn't paid Apple a dime. Someone with a user name like yourself should have known that.
23. JC557 posted on 20 Nov 2012, 22:42 0 0
Unfortunately it's not so simple. HTC doesn't have THAT much money on hand to keep fighting Apple. Apple has a huge cash reserve which they can use to keep the litigation going and possibly buy judges/ juries to vote in their favor. It's just like those RIAA/ MPAA scare tactics on the average person who simply can't afford to fight the giants in court and end up settling, even if the piracy charge is bogus.
25. anywherehome posted on 20 Nov 2012, 23:43 0 0
HTC has 20 mil for lawyers ;)
and wont be more for sure
7. lubba posted on 20 Nov 2012, 05:31 0 0
You can say whatever you want about Apple, and it wouldn't put a dent on them. Their followers are huge! Like they say, "once you go mac, you won't go back". That's why I don't use one. My work place is filled with Apple except two found the GS3 was the best thing they ever bought. They love the beautiful screen and size. As for me, well, once you use WP, you're all alone".
9. gothicheart posted on 20 Nov 2012, 05:56 3 0
you're right, there sure are a huge number of grannies out there who still love apple, no matter what ...
10. jstahl posted on 20 Nov 2012, 06:22 1 6
Apple and HTC unite and kill off samsung and lg p.o.s.
16. joey_sfb posted on 20 Nov 2012, 08:47 3 2
and yet HTC has to pay apple in the most unwilling way. HTC has lost all my respect. I used to introduce HTC handset to friend. Now, all my close friend use Samsung.
Each and everyone of them are tired of apples' tyranny. Happy to report some are 4s user.
19. InspectorGadget80 posted on 20 Nov 2012, 19:36 1 0
KILL OFF YOUR COMMENT. FYI APPLE doesn't like working with anyone. APPLE like stealing the competition money
15. megabok (banned) posted on 20 Nov 2012, 08:38 6 1
HTC can f*ck themeselves. They throw away all their remaining pride and dignity and swallowed every drop of apple's semen.
20. lubba posted on 20 Nov 2012, 20:15 1 0
They don't have the huge financial backing as Samsung. They can't afford to continue these litigations. Its best to settle and move forward.
21. Jonathan41 posted on 20 Nov 2012, 20:29 2 0
The whole intelectual property system is screwed up. HTC made a move that I don't necessarily agree with but, it was the safest way to end these extremely expensive legal battles. It's over and now HTC can finally move on. What Apple is doing is totally hypocritical and in may cases is flat out untrue but, this is an exploite of the system we live in today. Apple has taken advantage of a broken system. Apple is a like a tired boxer, throwing elbows to try and steal a losing fight in the last round. Apple will fall, they always do. Innovation is created though partnership and constant borrowing and rebuilding of ideas and products. Suing companies you borrow from is not good for business. These methods won't work. Apple is constantly uses other companies ideas while suing anyone whole they feel threatened by. They should feel threatened. Apple is only delaying the inevitable.