HTC Cedes Korea To Koreans
Taiwanese HTC is withdrawing from the Korean market, ceding that market to local giants such as Samsung and LG.
Hands-On with the HTC 10
HTC showed off its 2016 flagship smartphone today. The HTC 10 takes all the characteristics we've come to appreciate in HTC and amps them up.
HTC Cuts the 10's Price By $100 for US Shoppers
HTC has dropped the price of the HTC 10 for the rest of the month. The phone now costs $599 when purchased from HTC's web site, a cut of $100.
HTC Working On Blockchain-Based Android Phone
HTC today pulled back the curtains on Exodus, a forthcoming phone based on blockchain. "Our vision is to expand the blockchain ecosystem by creating the world’s first phone dedicated to decentralized applications and security," said the company.
HTC to Trim Workforce by 15%
HTC announced that it will take several cost-cutting measures, including the elimination of jobs. HTC plans to cut about 2,250 employees, or 15% of its headcount by the end of the year, in order save money.
Korea Blasts Qualcomm with $865M Fine
Qualcomm this week refuted accusations made by the Korea Fair Trade Commission that it has violated Korean antitrust laws. The KFTC says Qualcomm has abused its dominant position in the market with unfair and unnecessarily broad licensing practices for wireless technology and modems.
I shouldn't have been surprised, but it reminded me of how almost no one here will chastise you for not carrying a Motorola.
With most things though, it's all imports, so we don't have much choice... And I'm not going to pick a subpar product just...
Rich Brome said:...
I met a Taiwanese expat recently who told me how her family back home chastised her for carrying a Samsung phone. She should have been using an HTC from her home country, said her parents.
I shouldn't have been