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HTC to acquire S3 Graphics for $300 million

By Matthew
Jul 6, 2011
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  1. HTC announced today that it has agreed to acquire S3 Graphics from VIA Technologies and WTI Investment in a deal worth $300 million. Expected to close at the end of…

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  2. bimboy56

    bimboy56 TS Rookie

    ohhh. HTC : Quietly Pwning. >:)
     
  3. yorro

    yorro TS Enthusiast Posts: 246

    They should be acquiring camera or screen technologies
     
  4. gwailo247

    gwailo247 TechSpot Chancellor Posts: 2,105   +18

    It's kinda sad that patents have devolved into ammunition to use in lawsuits. You can just see lawyers in boardrooms laying them out like Magic cards. If you have enough patents in your arsenal, and are using other's patents, you can probably call it even (except for legal fees of course).
     
  5. ET3D

    ET3D TechSpot Paladin Posts: 997   +32

    I guess we'll have to wait and see if this is the final death of S3 Graphics and its technology or if there's really any worthwhile mobile tech that can come out of it.
     


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