Founded in 1997, HTC Corp originally made notebook computers, but entered the smartphone market, and at one point in 2011 it was the largest smartphone seller in the US, holding 24 per cent, compared to Samsung’s 21 per cent and Apple (20 per cent), but its market share has subsequently fallen sharply.
HTC reported a 93 per cent surge in revenue in 2010, said last month that it expected zero profit or a loss of up to 8 per cent by the end of next month.Friday, 23 August, 2013, 5:33am
Now in his tenth year as chief executive of HTC Corp, Peter Chou is lauded as the architect of the Taiwanese firm’s award-winning smartphones.
But as the company’s fortunes have dived, some insiders say he’s now an obstacle to any revival.21 Aug 2013 - 3:09pm 1 comment
The top prosecutors in San Francisco and New York say they are bringing in state and federal security experts to test the newest anti-theft features designed to thwart the surge of stolen smartphones nationwide.19 Jul 2013 - 1:40pm
Weak quarterly sales of Nokia smartphones raised the heat on chief executive Stephen Elop, whose decision to adopt Microsoft’s untested Windows Phone software has yet to deliver the recovery in the company’s fortunes he was hired to achieve.19 Jul 2013 - 1:23pm
AP reviews new smartphones: Android, iOS and more
New phones are continually coming out. Which should you buy? Here’s a summary of The Associated Press’ recent phone reviews, including the latest on Google phones running a pure version of Android.
— ANDROID DEVICES:
GALAXY S4, SAMSUNG ELECTRONICS
3 Jul 2013 - 11:10am
Two new Android phones will look and sound familiar to those who have been paying attention to phones. That’s because these two devices are replicas of Samsung’s Galaxy S4 and HTC’s One, except they lack most of the bells and whistles added to the original models.
And that’s a good thing.3 Jul 2013 - 11:00am
Microsoft is the last of the three big video game console makers to unveil its latest gaming system. Tuesday’s unveiling comes nearly eight years after the Xbox 360 went on sale. It follows last fall’s debut of Nintendo’s Wii U and a preview in February of the upcoming PlayStation 4 from Sony.23 May 2013 - 4:05pm
The designer of models such as the Butterfly and the One is developing new smartphones at mid-range prices to stand out in a thickening crowd of competitors, industry experts say.20 May 2013 - 4:18am
Taiwan's top smartphone maker HTC said yesterday that a German court had dismissed two patent infringement complaints brought against it by Finnish phone giant Nokia.10 Mar 2013 - 6:56am
HTC, known for its mid-priced Android-based smartphones, posted operating income of just 1 per cent of sales in the fourth quarter, capping a tough year.14 Feb 2013 - 4:53am
The photo released by the North's state media showed Kim presiding over a meeting with top national security advisers last week - a meeting believed to have been focused on Pyongyang's threat to conduct an imminent nuclear test.6 Feb 2013 - 4:19am
A picture of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un with a smartphone has triggered fevered speculation about which brand is favoured by the leader of one of the world’s most repressive nations.29 Aug 2013 - 4:13am
HTC has forecast its sixth consecutive decline in quarterly sales as the Taiwanese smartphone maker faces a loss of market share to mainland rivals.5 Feb 2013 - 5:14am
Taiwan’s leading smartphone maker HTC opened its first store in Myanmar on Monday, seeking a foothold in one of Asia’s last remaining untapped markets.
The shop was inaugurated in Yangon by HTC chief executive fficer Peter Chou, an ethnic Chinese who was born and raised in the Southeast Asian country, company officials said.14 Jan 2013 - 2:42pm
AirAsia founders plan to list insurance firm8 Jan 2013 - 4:21am