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HTC claims new licensing agreement with Apple will benefit them in 2013 and beyond

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http://www.talkandroid.com – In case you haven’t heard, Apple and HTC have reached an agreement that will finally end their ongoing patent battle. The new 10 year agreement will cover all current, pending and future patents. Upon the contract, it’s estimated that HTC will pay Apple between $6-$8 per Android device that they ship. While that may look bad on paper, HTC China’s President Ray Yam believes the move could actually benefit the company in the future: “The settlement with Apple will start to pay off next year, and the fourth quarter of this year is still going at a set pace. The biggest b (IT news)