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HTC bashes reports of Apple settlement estimates

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Two weeks ago, Apple and HTC announced an end to their global patent war, agreeing to a 10-year licensing agreement. Last week, Sterne Agee analyst Shaw Wu said industry sources told him Apple will get between $6-$8 for every HTC phone sold. Today, HTC has slammed that report, calling it outrageous. "I think that these estimates are baseless and very, very wrong. It is a outrageous ...

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#1
Maybe a little misinformation from Apple to juice their falling stock? Hmmmmm, I guess we'd have to know the industry "sources" first though.
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#2
For all we know the report was accurate and HTC just doesn't want people to know that they are giving money to Apple when they buy one of their phones.


#3
Originally posted by Justoneguy:
Maybe a little misinformation from Apple to juice their falling stock? Hmmmmm, I guess we'd have to know the industry "sources" first though.
This was my first thought too.

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#4
It just 'erks' me that I'm paying Apple something in a third or fourth handed kind of way as it is.

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