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HTC to further support Vive following $1.1 billion Google deal

10 monthes ago   |   By GamesIndustry

Cash made from selling mobile staff to Google will partly be used to fund growth in VR and AR
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HTC will release a 2018 flagship phone, even after Google deal

HTC will release a 2018 flagship phone, even after Google deal

10 monthes ago   |   By Phone Arena

It's official: Google is buying a big part of HTC's phone team talent for $1.1 billion to further help it with its Pixel phones and who knows what else.
Does this mean it's over for HTC as a phone maker?
Not really. In fact, HTC is getting ready at least one more new flagship for 2018.
“This agreement also supports HTC's continued branded smartphone strategy, enabling a more streamlined product portfolio, greater operational efficiency and financial flexibility. HTC will continue to have best-in-class ...
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Google will make own future Pixel phones after buying part of HTC

Google will make own future Pixel phones after buying part of HTC

10 monthes ago   |   By Pocket-lint

Google's rumoured acquisition of part of HTC's phone business is now official. It has paid $1.1 billion to take on some of HTC's staff and hardware expertise, including the team assigned to designing Pixel smartphones.It has also signed an agreement for...
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Google acquires part of HTC for 1.1 billion dollars in an aim to strengthen its hardware business

10 monthes ago   |   By The Mobile Indian

The search-engine giant is buying the HTC team, which was responsible for making Pixel smartphones.
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HTC says it remains committed to Vive and its own smartphones after $1.1B deal with Google

HTC says it remains committed to Vive and its own smartphones after $1.1B deal with Google

10 monthes ago   |   By TechCrunch

The $1.1 billion cooperation deal announced today between HTC and Google ended months of speculation, but prompted new questions. Chief among them is if the agreement and cash infusion can save HTC, which has struggled with a series of setbacks and lackluster earnings over the past few years. In a press conference today at HTC's headquarters in Xindian, New Taipei City, the company said...
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Google's Nokia move with HTC made official, but at a knock-down price

10 monthes ago   |   By WMPoweruser

As has been rumoured, Google has made official their purchase of HTC's handset division. The deal would transfer phone development staff from HTC to Google and give Google a non-exclusive licence to HTC's intellectual property. “As a pioneer of the smartphone market, we are very proud of our history of innovation. Our unmatched smartphone value...
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Google bets big on hardware with HTC deal video - CNET

10 monthes ago   |   By CNET

The company wants to be a big name in phones and hardware, and it just paid HTC $1.1 billion to get there.
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New Google Chromecast appears in FCC with Bluetooth and stronger Wi-Fi...

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ZTE is officially back, may announce Axon 9 at IFA 2018

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We all know what happened with ZTE. The United States banned the Chinese phone maker from operating in the United States for breaking sanctions and using American components in... Read more ...

Moto AI leaks as upcoming Motorola smart speaker

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Apple to launch new MacBook with 13-inch display in September

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