Lower than expected results
Shipments of smartphones by Taiwan-based brand vendors and handset ODMs showed a surprise fall.
Slowly ramping up
HTC cannot get a break in the phone market and it looks like the Vive VR, the outfit's over-priced VR kit, sold 140,000 pieces in August and September.
HTC has been showing off the prototype of its VR controller and position-tracking modules for its virtual reality headsets.
Pricing, but not performance, similar to latest iPhones
According to new estimates from Digitimes Research, the recently announced Google Pixel smartphone is expected to reach 3 to 4 million shipments in the second half of this year, giving a 10 percent increase in HTC’s total smartphone shipments from the first half.
Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle out tomorrow
HTC is expected to unveil two new models of its Desire-series products, the Desire 10 Pro and Desire 10 Lifestyle tomorrow.
Trouble just got worse
Troubled mobile phone maker HTC has just found that its woes have become a lot worse.
Like another semi geezer
HTC executive Julia Herd has joined music streaming outfit Deezer as VP of Communications.
Analysts consult their tarot cards
Diviners and shamans working at the Taipei-based Topology Research Institute have been rattling their bones and consulting their tarot cards and reached the conclusion that Sony will sell six million PlayStation VR (PS VR) headsets in 2016.
Samsung and Huawei lower their expectations
Rumours from the Far East claim that Samsung Electronics and Huawei are lowing their shipment targets for the third quarter due to slacking demand for high-end smartphones globally. Although this appears to be news to at least one of the outfits mentioned.