HTC unveils Taiwan's first 5G smartphone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — HTC Corporation announced two new smartphone models on Wednesday (June 17), including Taiwan's first 5G cellphone, which will begin shipping in August. As Taiwan en...

Taiwan's HTC announces layoffs to reduce costs

Taiwan's struggling smartphone maker HTC Corp. announced Monday (June 1) that it will "strategically adjust" its human resources and continue optimizing its organizational structure to r...

Taiwan ex-HTC CEO to release world's first social 5G VR headset

Former HTC CEO Peter Chou (周永明), who three years ago started his own social virtual reality company XRSpace, on Tuesday (May 26) unveiled a new VR platform designed to facilitate social interaction an...

Taiwan implements electronic security system to track individuals under quarantine

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) said Wednesday (March 18) that the government has initiated an electronic security monitoring system that will allow ea...

Taiwan’s HTC to open VR store in Saudi Arabia

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Viveland, an affiliate of Taiwanese electronics brand HTC Corp., will open a VR (virtual reality) outlet in Saudi Arabia early this year, reports said Thursday (Jan. 2). ...

Taiwan’s HTC to cut jobs for second consecutive year

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC confirmed on Monday (Dec. 16) plans to downsize again as part of its realignment strategy aimed at retaining an innovative edge. T...

November sales for Taiwan's HTC down 16% month-on-month

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. saw a monthly sales drop of 16 percent in November, which market analysts attributed to escalating competition in the global smartphone market. In a statemen...

Taiwan's HTC to offer discounts for Black Friday in U.S.

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp. will offer discounts for Black Friday in the United States to try to take advantage of the big sales extravaganza on the day after Thanksgiving, the company sai...

HTC brings VR to Adidas' design, development processes

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which had become a leader in the virtual reality business, has been working with the German footwear company Adidas to optimize its design and production proce...

Taiwan's HTC creates VR work inspired by Song Dynasty painting

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The National Palace Museum has launched a new media art exhibition that features a virtual reality (VR) version of a renowned painting from the Song Dynasty and is underwa...

HTC teams up with Louvre Museum for Mona Lisa VR experience

Taiwan-based smartphone brand HTC Corp., which stepped up its efforts in virtual reality technology development by launching its first VR headset - the Vive - and follow-up models, has teamed up with ...

Taiwan smartphone maker HTC launches cheaper bitcoin phone

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — On Monday (Oct. 21), HTC introduced its new blockchain phone Exodus 1s, which supports the use of cryptocurrencies. The Exodus 1s is a smaller, low-priced version of HT...

Taiwan's HTC reports 1st annualized rise in sales in over 2 years

HTC Corp., a Taiwan-based smartphone brand, which has entered the global virtual reality business, reported the first year-on-year increase in sales for September in more than two years. In a state...

Taiwan’s HTC appoints France’s Yves Maitre as CEO

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Taiwan electronics brand HTC Corporation has appointed Frenchman Yves Maitre as its new CEO, though his predecessor Cher Wang (王雪紅) will stay on as chairwoman of the compa...

Taiwan showcases seven virtual reality films at Venice Film Fest

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – The Taiwanese film industry is set to make an impression with a lineup of virtual reality projects at this year’s Venice Film Festival, which began on Aug. 28 and wi...