HTC to go ahead with S3 Graphics acquisition
0. phoneArena 13 Jun 2012, 16:06 posted on
HTC announced today that they will move ahead with their acquisition of S3 Graphics, a move that was put on hold last year after the value of their patent portfolio was called into question...
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3. snowgator (Posts: 3385; Member since: 19 Jan 2011)
I remember how much we all found it sad/hilarious when HTC backed out of the deal when the judge nixed the countersuit.
I also find it sobering that 300 million for patents was considered a good deal.
Remember when 300,000,000$ was alot of money??
4. Chronos (Posts: 258; Member since: 25 Feb 2012)
It still is a lot of money. Certain companies just have too much money that $300 million isn't much, especially if this deal can allow HTC to create its own graphic chips that would benefit the company in the upcoming years.
5. rn9215 (Posts: 45; Member since: 05 Mar 2012)
Hope HTC produces a powerful graphics solution for its future line up!
And this deal will provide HTC some patents to help it against trolls like Apple!