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The timing is a strategic move by Apple. If they went after HTC early, there would have been little damage to them (and Google), and given them time to adjust their strategy.

Now, both parties are "all-in", and by attacking now, Apple can hurt both companies badly, and put the competition back 2-3 years.

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