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2011-03-16 07:20:00

Gearing up for its "4G" data network, Verizon Wireless announced it will begin selling its first smartphone capable of using the next-generation super-fast mobile network. HTC Corp's ThunderBolt will go on sale starting March 17 for $249.99 with a two-year contract. Despite a new pricing structure slated to begin later this summer, the phone can be purchased with a standard monthly voice plan starting at $39.99 and unlimited data usage at $29.99. Verizon will initially sell the device with...

2011-02-25 10:00:00

BELLEVUE, Wash., Feb. 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- HTC Corp., a global designer of smartphones, today announced that the new HTC Merge smartphone will be made available through multiple North American carriers beginning in spring 2011. The HTC Merge smartphone combines a full QWERTY slide-out keyboard with the power of Android 2.2, the HTC Sense experience, a large 3.8-inch touch-screen display and a 5 megapixel camera to create a complete mobile experience for those looking for a truly...

2011-01-06 06:00:00

AT&T is planning to sell 20 new smartphones this year other than Apple's iPhone in order to lessen its dependence on its hottest selling device. AT&T, which has been the exclusive U.S. provider for the iPhone since its debut in 2007, is expected to face tough competition early this year with Verizon Wireless.  The mobile operator's executives said on Wednesday at the Consumer Electronics Show that the 20-phone lineup will include devices from HTC Corp., Samsung Electronics Co...

2010-10-11 08:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., Oct. 11 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. today joined its partners in revealing nine new Windows Phone 7 handsets that will be available this holiday season from leading mobile operators in Europe, North America and Asia Pacific . With more than 60 mobile operators in over 30 countries worldwide committed to bringing Windows Phones to market, the millions of people around the world looking for a phone that plays as hard as it works will have a variety of phones...

2010-06-13 06:30:00

The US International Trade Commission said Friday that it will look into a patent infringement complaint by Taiwan-based mobile phone maker HTC Corp launched against Apple Inc, which is seeking to ban iPhone, iPod and iPad sales in the United States. HTC, which was the target of a patent suit by Apple in March accusing the company of infringing on its iPhone patents, filed the complaint with ITC last month seeking for the ban on imports of the Apple gadgets into the United States. HTC...

2010-06-09 12:50:00

On Tuesday, Sprint Nextel Corp. said it had inadvertently overstated the launch day sales of the much anticipated EVO 4G phone from HTC Corp. Sprint said the total number of HTC EVO 4G devices sold on the launch day was in line with the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices sold over their first three days on the market combined. "We originally reported that the total number of HTC EVO 4G devices sold on launch day was three times the number of Samsung Instinct and Palm Pre devices...

2010-05-13 06:25:00

Sprint Nextel says it has a long waiting list of customers waiting to buy HTC Corp's EVO smartphone, its most advanced high-speed phone yet, executives for the company told Reuters. Sprint is relying on the launch of its first 4G phone to help the company strive forward after a loss of customers. Depending on the timing of the launch, analysts say EVO should compete well against Apple's iPhone. Sprint is hoping EVO will give it a head start over market leader Verizon Wireless, which plans...

2010-04-28 15:19:53

On Tuesday, Microsoft Corp. announced it struck a licensing deal with HTC Corp., which will allow it to get royalty payments on HTC phones running Google Inc.'s Android operating system. Microsoft did not say exactly what technology in the phones the agreement is about. The deal comes as the popularity of the Android software grows.  Microsoft charges handset makers like HTC and others to use its Windows phone software. The smartphone market is saturated with legal disputes as...

2010-04-28 01:30:00

REDMOND, Wash., April 28 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Microsoft Corp. and HTC Corp. have signed a patent agreement that provides broad coverage under Microsoft's patent portfolio for HTC's mobile phones running the Android mobile platform. Under the terms of the agreement, Microsoft will receive royalties from HTC. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20000822/MSFTLOGO) The agreement expands HTC's long-standing business relationship with Microsoft. "HTC and Microsoft have a long...

2010-02-15 08:00:00

BARCELONA, Spain, Feb. 15 /PRNewswire/ -- Mobile World Congress -- HTC Corporation, a global designer of smartphones, today announced plans to bring Microsoft's next generation of Windows® Phones, the Windows Phone 7 Series, to market later this year. The revolutionary new software offers a fresh approach to smartphones by bringing web content and applications together to create a phone experience that is very personal, relevant and connected. With this news, HTC builds...

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