Movers and Shakers: HTC, UM, YouAppi, Yext, and more

The mobile marketing industry is ever-changing, and that applies to the people as much as the technology. Movers & Shakers is our regular feature following the hottest hires in the industry, so you can keep track of who’s joined which company, and what they’re doing there


EE to be first UK network to launch 5G

EE will be the UK’s first mobile network operator to launch 5G, beating Vodafone to the punch by a little over a month, when it brings the next generation mobile


Sprint and HTC partner to make a 5G device for 2019

Sprint has joined forces with HTC to launch a 5G device to ‘deliver multimedia and connected data capabilities’ in the first half of 2019. The 5G mobile smart hub, which


Google completes $1.1bn purchase of HTCs engineering talent

Google has closed its $1.1bn acquisition of a portion of HTC’s smartphone division, Google’s SVP of hardware Rick Osterloh has confirmed in a blog post. The acquisition, which was originally


Tate Modern is using VR to give visitors a look at how iconic painter lived

Tate Modern has teamed up with HTC to use Vive’s technology to deliver a VR experience which reimagines the final Parisian studio of Italian painter Amedeo Modigliani. Created by BAFTA-winning


VR headset sales exceeded 1m for the first time in Q3 2017

Sales of VR headsets surpassed 1m units for the first time in the third quarter of 2017, as headset price cuts increase demand, with Sony responsible for almost half of


Google acquires HTCs Pixel team for $1.1bn, boosting its smartphone ambitions

Google has penned a $1.1bn (£822m) deal with HTC to pick up a part of the Taiwanese company’s smartphone division, ending speculation that the Alphabet-owned tech giant was planning on


HTC set to suspend shares amid Google takeover rumours

Taiwanese electronics company HTC will halt the trading of its shares tomorrow (21 September), as it looks ever more likely that the rumours of a Google takeover are true.  


Google to buy HTCs smartphone business?

HTCs Vive VR headset has failed to take off Google could be about to buy HTC’s smartphone business, according to a report in Taiwanese newspaper, Commercial Times. The report claims


HTC lowers Vive price to compete with Facebooks Oculus

HTC has made the first permanent price cut of its VR headset, the HTC Vive, just over a month after Facebook dropped the price of the Oculus Rift.   The

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