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HTC Said To Be In “Complete Disarray” As Key Staff Exit, Struggles To Keep Up With One Demand

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A brand new report surfacing out of The Verge suggests things are not all sunshine and rainbows in HTC’s camp. With key staff exiting the company, a “disastrous” HTC First launch and inventory constraints plaguing the HTC One launch, the company’s future looks anything but certain. In the past three months HTC has lost Jason Gordon, the company’s vice president of global communications; global retail marketing manager Rebecca Rowland, director of … [read full article]

HTC One Release Date Delays Caused By Component Shortages?

Reports of delays surrounding the HTC One have been around for a week or so and now, according to the Wall Street Journal we’re finding out why. According to the WSJ report, component shortages have forced the manufacturer to push back the timetable for its flagship release. Except, that’s not the whole story. According to one unnamed HTC exec, these shortages are in part caused by suppliers no longer looking at HTC … [read full article]

Apple, HTC Settle Patent Lawsuit With 10 Year Licensing Agreement

In a joint press release yesterday evening, Apple and HTC announced that a 10 year licensing agreement has been reached between the two warring parties. The agreement is good for around the world sales of both HTC and Apple devices and the deal includes a 10-year licensing agreement. The agreement, which is confidential was quickly described by HTC as not expected to “have any adverse material impact on the financials of the company.” The agreement … [read full article]

(Update: Full Event Now Uploaded) HTC Posts Windows Phone 8X And 8S Announcement Highlights Video

With HTC launching not one, but two Windows Phone 8 devices for a trifecta of carriers, excitement is high as HTC attempts to regain some traction in the marketplace with a new approach to Windows Phone 8. If you wanted to get a look at their official launch event, but weren’t able to attend or catch a livestream, you can watch this 5:45 video and see all the highlights. Putting aside the OS for a minute, … [read full article]

HTC CEO Peter Chou: We’re Not Concentrating On The Low-End Market Anymore

HTC CEO Peter Chou has told the Wall Street Journal that his company will not cater to the low-end market anymore. Chou told the WSJ that the Taiwanese manufacturer will not “Destroy their brand image,” so they won’t sell “cheap, cheap phones” just to boost the bottom line. “We don’t want to destroy our brand image…We insist on using better materials to make better products that offer premium experience. Many consumers like that.” … [read full article]