As Reuters is reporting right now, Nokia has won their microphone battle against HTC, effectively banning sales of the HTC One in the Netherlands.
The basic premise of this squabble is that Nokia invented and designed the HAAC microphone for exclusive use in their 808 PureView and Lumia smartphones. The makers of the microphone, ST Micro, supplied the component to rival handset maker, HTC. Tut, tut, Naughty, naughty. HTC have been promoting their One handset as if they’d invented telephony itself. Go sit in the naughty corner!
For the full details of this story, click here to go straight to the Reuters report.