Linked by Thom Holwerda on Mon 10th May 2010 14:55 UTC
PDAs, Cellphones, Wireless When Apple sued HTC, and targeted Android specifically (news which came out of the blue), many people, including myself, were convinced this was Apple letting the world know they were afraid of Android's rising popularity. This notion was laughed away by many an Apple fan, but it turns out that this is most likely far closer to reality than many dare to admit: in the first quarter of 2010, Android conquered the number two market share spot from the iPhone in the US - and by a wide margin too. Update: Added a graph which better shows the trend.
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RE[3]: Devious
by JAlexoid on Mon 10th May 2010 20:45 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Devious"
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HTC is the biggest manufacturer of Windows Mobile phones.

And they are not stupid enough to drop that valuable segment. Plain and simple.

BTW: Did you even ask Microsoft which patents are the cause of the licensing deal?

OSNews probably did not, but CNet did. And the patents remain undisclosed.

Or are you just making it up that "Microsoft has been remarkably reluctant to show us proof"?

Oh, you must be unaware of the claims from Microsoft that Linux infrindes on over 200 patents?

Microsoft has an entire website dedicated to patent licensing, along with a contact e-mail address:

The only actual publicly disclosed agreement on IP is with Novell. So read the page before you refer to it, please. The only place where HTC appears is "Exchange ActiveSync Protocol Licensees"

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