Linked by Thom Holwerda on Sun 14th Mar 2010 15:12 UTC
Legal It's no secret to anyone that while Apple sued HTC, the lawsuit is more about Google than HTC itself. Since Android is open source, and owned by no one, it's kind of hard to go after Google itself, and as such, HTC was the prime target, since it is the number one Android smartphone maker. The New York Times has an in-depth article up about the subject, with a whole boatload of quotes from people within the two companies, and it paints a picture of all this being a highly emotional and personal vendetta - especially from Apple's side.
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RE[3]: Huh??
by kvarbanov on Mon 15th Mar 2010 08:44 UTC in reply to "RE[2]: Huh??"
kvarbanov
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2008-06-16

replying to "vivainio" :

Apple's products probably are good enough - Apple's problem is that high-end smartphone market is getting commodized fast. Apple has a certain head start and they can rake in money for a period of time before others catch/surpass them. Now, they need to start suffocating the market by litigation to retain shareholder value.

I can't, unfortunately, vote up, as I have recently done the same, so I would just add my support for the above statement. I tend to disregard what Apple says these days, because it's all about the lawsuits. And, I kind of get the feeling that Apple is getting angry about the rivals that don't sleep ...

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