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Business News Archive - November 12, 2012

Apple And HTC Reach A Global Settlement

Apple yesterday announced a move towards patent peace with Taiwanese handset maker HTC. In a brief press release, the iPhone maker acknowledged the 2 companies had reached a global settlement as well as a 10-year licensing agreement.

Word of the Day
ecotone
  • A transitional zone between two communities containing the characteristic species of each.
The word 'ecotone' comes 'eco-' plus a Greek root meaning 'tension'.