Update – March 2, 2010: Apple files suit against HTC Boom! One month after Google’s latest OS update enabled “multi-touch,” Apple has dropped the much anticipated bomb … a patent lawsuit. But rather than sue Google, Apple is going after HTC and perhaps (soon?) other handset manufacturers who opt to deploy Apple’s patented intellectual property (IP). [...]
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Nokia has been whispering to telecom analysts for months about a “soon to be unveiled plan” to recapture their dwindling share of the smartphone market. Now it’s all too clear what that strategy is– “if you can’t innovate, then litigate.” Yes, I’m being a bit flip, but sadly there is more than a kernel of truth [...]
iPhonAsia comment: Why is the most dominant wireless carrier in the world (China Mobile with 463 million subscribers) dolling out R&D money to handset makers to build TD-SCDMA phones? Especially to the gargantuan Nokia who has dominant marketshare in China (40% of handset sales in China are Nokia) and has much (literally) invested in maintaining [...]
iPhonAsia comment: Nokia holds a dominant yet tenuous 40% share of China’s wireless handset market. No doubt they are grateful to China Mobile. And Nokia thought with all of the talk about China Mobile’s TDD-LTE4G plans, they could just let their TD-SCDMA handset promise slip past China Mobile. “After all, no matter what happens with TD-SCDMA, we’re [...]
iPhoneAsia comment: Nokia is now making a bit of amends and “publically” committing to TD-SCDMA. Nokia was late to the party and this no doubt irked officals in China. Nokia will soon deliver a TD-SCDMA handset. The real back story is long and complicated … suffice to say that while “talking” TD-SCDMA, China Mobile and [...]