Rick Osterloh, senior vice-president of hardware for Google (second from left), and Cher Wang, chairwoman of HTC, announce a US$1.1 billion deal for Google to take on HTC engineering staff. Photo: AP

Google bets on hardware growth in US$1.1 billion deal with Taiwan’s HTC

The global internet giant’s agreement to take on HTC design and engineering staff is expected to advance innovation in its line of smartphones and smart devices

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Rick Osterloh, senior vice-president of hardware for Google (second from left), and Cher Wang, chairwoman of HTC, announce a US$1.1 billion deal for Google to take on HTC engineering staff. Photo: AP
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