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HTC's Q2 preliminary earnings show the company returning to the red

HTC isn't quite out of the water yet. The company has released its preliminary report for Q2, revealing a loss-making quarter. HTC has predicted the Taiwanese company will close Q2 with an operating loss of NT$5.14 billion ($166 million), making it yet another negative quarter for the struggling...
HTC tests promotions inside BlinkFeed app

HTC begins testing promotions within its BlinkFeed app in select markets

HTC has announced that users in select markets will begin to see promotions appearing inside the BlinkFeed app, as the company tries something new. Users in the US, UK, Germany, Taiwan, and China may begin to see a limited number of promotions appear within the BlinkFeed app, as HTC rolls out a...
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HTC: Merger with ASUS not in the cards

HTC has denied allegations of an acquisition by ASUS, stating that it will continue to build "world-class" devices on its own. Last week, Reuters reported that ASUS was interested in buying HTC, with Chairman Jonney Shih said to have made a comment signifying the same during a shareholder...
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ASUS reportedly looking to buy HTC

ASUS Chairman Johnny Shih is reportedly interested in acquiring fellow Taiwanese manufacturer HTC. Talking to Reuters, Chief Financial Officer David Chang said that the subject was broached internally: Our chairman has chatted about the topic internally. Still, the chances of an actual...
HTC's Twitter 'Uh Oh' moment is the worst thing that's ever happened in the world, like, ever

HTC's Twitter 'Uh Oh' moment is the worst thing that's ever happened in the world, like, ever

Social media is as difficult as it is easy, a lesson virtually everyone has learned in the 140-character space at one time or another. The latest victim: Taiwanese manufacturer HTC. In showing of its shiny new 24-carat gold HTC One M9, it also managed to show off a sliver of an iPhone, presumably...
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HTC records $1.3 billion revenue, net profit of $11 million in Q1 2015

HTC has announced its Q1 2015 earnings, with the Taiwanese manufacturer recording a year-on-year increase of 25 percent in revenue while netting a profit of NT$0.36 billion ($11 million). Overall revenue for the quarter was at NT$41.5 billion ($1.36 billion), which is slightly lower than the...
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HTC set to launch a mid-range phone 'exclusively built for India' in Q3 2015

Following Xiaomi's lead, HTC has announced that it will unveil its next global smartphone in India, with a launch slated for sometime during the third quarter of 2015. Chia-Lin Chang, HTC's CFO and president of global sales, revealed the manufacturer's plans in an interview with ET Telecom,...
HTC Q1 2015 earnings show continued profitability

Preliminary HTC Q1 2015 earnings show continued profitability

HTC has reported its unaudited earnings for Q1 2015, and they look to be a sizable step up from the same period last year. Update: HTC has posted its preliminary Q1 2015 earnings report online. As reported by Reuters, the Taiwanese smartphone maker has posted preliminary earnings showing a...
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HTC loses lead designer for the second year running as Jonah Becker announces his departure

In what is becoming an unwelcome trend, HTC's design lead Jonah Becker said that he would be leaving the company, making this the second time in as many years the vendor has had to find a new lead designer. VP of Industrial Design Jonah Becker announced his departure on Twitter, with Creative...
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Peter Chou steps down as HTC CEO, Chairwoman Cher Wang to take over

HTC chairwoman Cher Wang has replaced Peter Chou as CEO of the company. Chou will remain at HTC but will lead the company's Future Development Lab. Chou has overseen both good and bad times at HTC, having been at the Taiwanese manufacturer since its founding. Not only was the former CEO...
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HTC + Robert Downey, Jr. = insanity that somehow is promoting the One M9

HTC asked Robert Downey, Jr. to star in a series of short promo videos for the HTC One M9, and the result is ... interesting. In the past HTC has done quite a bit of work with Robert Downey, Jr. to promote their devices, and they are back again for the HTC One M9. The ads that come from the...
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Watch HTC's 'Uh-oh' video presentation live

HTC's special presentation begins at 9 a.m. PDT. This morning HTC announced Uh-oh protection, the next evolution of its old HTC Advantage program, which gives HTC One M9 buyers in the U.S. a year of free cover against accidental damage. Following up on this morning's announcement, HTC Americas...
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HTC 'Uh-oh' is official: Free 12 months of accidental damage protection for U.S. M9 buyers

HTC expands upon 'Advantage' in the U.S. with a new, free service for M9 owners covering screen and water damage, as well as carrier switching — or get $100 off the next HTC One. We brought you the first details of HTC's upcoming "Uh-oh" service yesterday, and now it's official. HTC USA will...
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HTC to offer free broken phone replacement for first year with 'Uh-oh' service

HTC appears prepared to offer you a replacement device for up to a year if your phone is damaged, or you change carrier. HTC is hosting a live stream tomorrow that it's dubbed "Uh-oh", with little more than an image of the new HTC One M9 to explain what is going to happen during the event. A...
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HTC will live stream its big 'Uh-Oh' announcement March 18

HTC's counting down the hours to a live announcement on Wednesday, March 18. What is it about? The only hint is kind of cryptic: "Uh-Oh." And an M9 thumbnail for the video. Normally "Uh-oh" means something bad is going down, but it was just yesterday that HTC's Jason Mackenzie hinted strongly...
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HTC's 'Fun Fit' fitness tracker app now available

We briefly touched on HTC's new fitness tracker app in our massive preview of the HTC One M9, and today HTC Fun Fit is now available for a number of Android devices running Android 4.1 and up. The app's nicely laid out and uses your phone to keep track of your steps, walking time, distance,...
Replay all the action from HTC's MWC event right here

Replay all the action from HTC's MWC event right here

And then there were three. Following Samsung and LG, HTC has posted a video of its Mobile World Congress press conference in its entirety. The Taiwanese vendor launched its latest flagship in the One series, the One M9, as well as an activity tracker in collaboration with Under Armour....
Check out Valve and HTC's vision for virtual reality in this video

Check out Valve and HTC's vision for virtual reality in this video

HTC has partnered up with PC gaming powerhouse Valve to transport us to new worlds thanks to a virtual reality headset called the RE Vive. Here's a little sizzle reel to show us what they want to achieve. You might have heard that HTC and Valve announced a virtual reality headset at...
Judge upholds 2 patents, invalidates 3, in HTC haptic feedback suit

Judge upholds 2 patents, invalidates 3, in HTC haptic feedback suit

A district court judge has issued rules on preliminary motions today over a lawsuit in which Immersion Corporation has accused HTC of infringing on several of its patents concerning haptic feedback technologies. In his opinion, the judge has agreed to go forward with litigation over two of the...
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These are the top HTC phones you need to know

Updated March 2015 There are a lot of smartphones out there, and Taiwanese manufacturer HTC makes some of the best, even if it doesn't sell anywhere near as many phones as the market leaders. Such is life. New phones are always coming and going, and we get that it can be a little difficult to...

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