“It’s actually quite rarely used,” HTC Chief Executive Officer Peter Chou said of the feature. The company will continue to work with Google Inc. (GOOG) to “protect ourselves,” Chou said in a media briefing at the company’s Taoyuan, Taiwan headquarters today.
This week’s U.S. International Trade Commission ruling in a case between Apple Inc. and HTC will begin a period of settling patent disputes over the next few years, Andy Rubin, senior vice president of Google Inc.’s mobile division and founder of Android said at the same event.
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