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Monster's lawsuit against Beats Electronics last January has come back to bite it now that Beats is an Apple subsidiary. The Wall Street Journal reports that Apple has killed Monster's official licensing agreement deader than that reported Beats WiFi speaker. Monster has been producing licensed ac...

June 16th 2015 at 5:46pm 0 Comments
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Since the passing of Dr. Amar Bose, the company's founder and an audio pioneer, Bose has had to face a period of emotional adjustment. On the business side, meanwhile, the incredible rise of Beats Electronics meant Bose needed to carve out a whole new strategy for the consumer market. While some a...

November 12th 2014 at 4:33pm 0 Comments
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Beats Audio may be moving to Cupertino, but that doesn't mean it's giving up on the PC market. Well, at least not yet -- HP says it still has rights to use the brand's audio technology for the foreseeable future. It's part of the company's pre-existing contract with Beats: HP can develop new Beats...

May 28th 2014 at 9:50pm 0 Comments
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Beats Audio CEO and Interscope Chairman Jimmy Iovine has told AllThingsD that he "spent about three years" trying to convince Steve Jobs that Apple should launch its own subscription-based streaming music service. Iovine recounted the effort while talking about his own upcoming music service, D...

January 11th 2013 at 6:00pm 0 Comments
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HTC has delivered smartphone triplets to the Chinese market: the HTC One ST, SC and SU -- and while the devices have identical guts (except for network gear), each has its own housing, carrier and color scheme. All three carry 4.3-inch 800 x 480 screens, dual-core 1GHz processors, 1GB RAM, 4GB sto...

September 7th 2012 at 3:04pm 0 Comments
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HTC's plans for Windows Phone 8 may be filling out fast. We saw XDA-Developer member Football4PDA post a schematic of the Accord less than a week ago, and today he's posting what could be more concrete information. Supposedly, HTC's inaugural device might be named the 8X -- not quite as charming,...

September 7th 2012 at 8:43am 0 Comments
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Earlier this year, HTC spent much of its mobile bombast on that other major European conference: MWC. But that doesn't mean the company showed up to Berlin empty handed. In a closed door session today, the company demoed a flagship of sorts: the Desire X. The 4-inch handset, just recently announce...

August 30th 2012 at 5:22am 0 Comments
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It seems the newest member of HTC's mid-range smartphone line-up -- previously known as the Proto -- is actually the Desire X, according to several Scandinavian retailers (see coverage). Also, Hong Kong blog ePrice, who gave the new model the blurrycam treatment, claims that the specs line up with...

August 28th 2012 at 3:51am 0 Comments