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Google goes all-in on building own smartphones

Google has closed its US$1.1bn deal with HTC, adding more than 2 000 smartphone specialists in Taiwan to help the search giant chase Apple in the cut-throat premium handset market. The deal will help Google wade deeper into

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 203 – ‘5G beckons’

In the first episode of TalkCentral for 2018, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about MTN’s 5G trial. Also this week, they discuss the best and worst performing tech shares on the JSE and the chip security debacle. And HTC

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TalkCentral: Ep 200 – ‘Double century’

Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg celebrate the 200th episode of TalkCentral. In the podcast this week, they chat about the dramatic fall in EOH’s share price and why it happened. Also this week, MultiChoice’s troubles over its channel supply

Podcasts
TalkCentral: Ep 191 – ‘Pocket God’

It’s the weekend, and that means it’s TalkCentral time. In this week’s podcast, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about the biggest technology news, including the improvements MultiChoice

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Google deal does not solve HTC’s problems

It was a long wait, but Thursday morning finally looked like the time to congratulate HTC on a smart move. Except I can’t. HTC messed up. Taiwan’s iconic smartphone maker is selling 2 000 of its best and brightest engineers to

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Google firms up $1.1bn HTC deal

Google agreed to buy part of HTC’s engineering and design teams for US$1.1bn, taking on a cadre of veterans that worked on the Pixel phone and could bolster its nascent hardware business. Google is taking on

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Google set to gobble up HTC assets

Google is close to acquiring assets from Taiwan’s HTC, according to a person familiar with the situation, in a bid to bolster the Internet giant’s nascent hardware business. By owning a manufacturer outright, Google could gain tighter

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