Amidst a flurry of negative reports, a glimmer of hope for HTC – the One is selling relatively good, moving five million units since launch.
HTC is forecasting a revenue of NT$70billion in Q2 2013, is the HTC One proving to be the turning point for the struggling manufacturer?
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that HTC One delays are due to HTC’s past defeats. The publication also reports that Peter Chou will step down if the One flops. Are you getting impatient for this device?
HTC’s CEO Peter Chou reveals that the company plans to stick with Sense UI, that marketing was to blame for just about everything bad in the company and that it could release a tablet, but not just yet.
New reports in the Taiwanese media are suggesting that HTC engineers aren’t happy about the fact that for the last year they have been forced to work long hours without being paid any over time.
HTC’s Peter Chou shouts out the name of the HTC M7 while showing everyone at a company event.
HTC has posted its financial results for Q4 2012. Before revealing the extent of HTC’s fall from glory, it is worth pointing out that the company has made a profit, in fact it has made a profit which a lot of companies would dearly love to see, we are talking profits in the millions of dollars. Not revenue, but profit… millions of dollars of profit.
HTC’s CEO was recently interviewed by The Wall Street Journal. He admitted that their marketing is terrible and that 2012 was the worst year for the firm.
HTC’s CEO, Peter Chou, told reporters at a press event in Tokyo that he’s absolutely furious with how the media handled the news of their agreement with Apple. Shortly after the deal between the two companies was announced, rumors started circulating that HTC would have to pay Apple anywhere between $6 and $8 per Android handset shipped. Chou says those numbers are “outrageous” and that the rumors are “baseless”.
In an e-mail sent to the whole company, HTC’s CEO urges everyone to eliminate bureaucracy because it’s slowing them down, and making them uncompetitive. The CEO asks employees to focus more on innovation to escape these short term challenges.