Webwire: HTC loses Apple case; HP profit shrinks on WebOS shake-up

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23 Nov 2011
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HTC loses ITC case against Apple

HTC has lost the ITC patent violation complaint it had been pursuing against Apple, with the ITC reversing a preliminary ruling in the case and stating it considers the matter to be closed.

The Telegraph

WebOS restructure pushes HP profit down 91%

HP's October-quarter profit fell 91% to $239 million, largely as a result of the $2.1 billion restructuring charge associated with the scale-back of its WebOS operations.

Today Online

Samsung close to Google TV deal

Samsung has revealed it is in the final stages of negotiations to roll out Google TV-enabled products including television sets.

Reuters

Apple extends subscription model to games

Apple has for the first time allowed a game publisher to charge a monthly fee for access to a catalog of mobile games, using the subscription model typically used by magazine or newspaper publishers.

Bloomberg

Gates grilled in Word lawsuit

Former Microsoft chief Bill Gates is being quizzed in court over claims the firm suppressed a word processing program from Novell when designing Windows 95.

Bloomberg

UK boffins plan pocket money PC

A team of Cambridge University researchers are developing a £25 (€TK) computer for children, which can run full fat apps and handle high definition output.

Wall Street Journal

ZTE to run center for Unicom eBook service

ZTE will spend 2 billion yuan ($314.7 million) to develop a computing service facility to support China Unicom's WoReading eBook service.

Bloomberg

RIM moves Asia conference due to Thai floods

RIM has relocated next month's planned Asian developers' conference to Singapore from Bangkok, as a result of the Thai floods.

Reuters

Facebook users have just 4 degrees of separation

Facebook is proving the old adage “six degrees of separation” wrong. According its a new study, 92% of the social network's users are connected by just four degrees, meaning only 4.74 hops would be needed to connect any two profiles.

The Telegraph

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