HTC To Buy S3 Graphics For $300 million, It May Be Used In Patent Case Against Apple


HTC have announced that its going to buy S3 graphics, a technology firm that specializes in Graphics chips. S3 graphics have Nintendo and Sony PlayStation among its high profile customers list. Recently S3 Graphics won ruling against Apple related to its image compression technology, which may be the main reason for HTC to buy the firm to make its case against Apple’s patent fight strong. HTC is buying S3 graphics from VIA Technologies which has a 12.5 percent stake and WTI Investments for about $300 million. Also expect smooth, high definition graphics in future HTC phones.

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