Last year we saw Apple launching a patent claim against HTC - and HTC responded. Now HTC Corporation is taking new legal action against Apple.
It's filed a complaint with the US International Trade Commission and the US District Court of Delaware, claiming patent infringement by the Apple Mac computer and the Apple iPhone, iPad and iPod product lines.
Today's edition of The Fonecast includes some of the biggest mobile industry news for ages. Google has announced plans to buy Motorola Mobility, Apple has managed to block the import of Samsung's new tablet and HTC is investing in the company behind the 'Beats by Dr Dre' brand.
You'll find the programme via our web-based audio player, on iTunes and by subscribing to our RSS feed.
Mark Bridge writes:
Voice over IP – the ability to make phone calls over the internet - is a topic we covered in our first-ever podcast five years ago. At times it promised to change the way we used mobile phones... so what's been happening?
I've been talking to Tanveer Sharif, CEO and co-founder of international call service Vopium, to learn more.
There's big news this week as Google announces plans to buy Motorola Mobility, Apple gets Samsung's new tablet banned and HTC invests in audio technology.
UK customers with 'pay as you go' mobile phones spend an average of 13 days a year browsing retail sites on their mobile devices. The figure comes from a new survey commissioned by mobile marketing provider Velti.
It means that prepay mobile users are spending over a third longer browsing mobile retail sites than their 'pay monthly' counterparts.