September 22, 2017
HTC, a pioneer in the development of the Android hardware, halted the trading of its shares and announced that Google has bought a part of HTC’s workforce that’s currently working on the Pixel phone. HTC reported revenues of NT$16 billion (US$0.5 billion) in the last quarter but a -13.6% operating margin. The cash from Google […]
December 13, 2015
With the smartphone market expected to exceed 1.6 billion units in 2020, manufacturers are all eager to expand their market share to capitalise on the potential growth opportunity.
November 14, 2014
While Sony has a much more diversified product portfolio than HTC, both companies are highly dependent on demand for their smartphones for revenues and profit. Therefore, slowing growth and intensifying competition in smartphones have been particularly detrimental for both companies, and results announced on 31 October indicate that despite making headway in their turnaround efforts, […]
September 16, 2011
In a significant boost to its mobile payments initiative, China's fast-growing bank card network, China UnionPay, has announced that it will introduce the first phone that will allow customers to pay for movie tickets and mobile bills.
August 4, 2011
Fashion designers are known to draw inspirations from the past. For this season, polka dots are the rage bears testament that fashion is cyclical- what’s passé can be hot again.  Nokia Group seems to be taking a leaf from the fashion world and has started looking into its legacy for ideas. Nokia announced the change […]

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