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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

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

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

On TalkCentral this week, Duncan McLeod and Regardt van der Berg chat about Telkom’s new LIT zero-rated music and video streaming plans and what they mean for the market. Also this week, HTC is on the chopping

HTC is exploring its options. That’s exactly what the former smartphone high flyer should be doing. An adviser has been engaged and the Taiwan manufacturer is considering bringing in a strategic investor. A full or partial

HTC, the beleaguered manufacturer that once ranked among the world’s top smartphone makers, is exploring options that could range from separating its virtual reality business to a full sale of the company, according to people

Mobile World Congress, the premier wireless technology conference in Barcelona, was supposed to be a coming out party for Google’s digital assistant. But at this year’s proceedings, the artificially intelligent voice-based service

The Android operating system for smartphones is one of the most successful technologies ever created. Apple sparked the smartphone revolution, but Android spread it to the masses. The software, backed by Google, powers more

The team behind a popular virtual reality arcade at Cape Town’s Victoria & Alfred Waterfront is now planning to bring the concept to Johannesburg. Founder Zach Joubert, an advocate and member of the Cape