At smartphone pioneer HTC: a new, or virtual, reality

TAIPEI/SINGAPORE (Reuters) – When HTC Corp (2497.TW) brought back founder Cher Wang two years ago to turn around the struggling Taiwanese mobile phone maker, investors hoped she could stem a sharp loss in market share to Apple (AAPL.O) and Samsung Electronics (005930.KS). But the gamble to rebuild the early smartphone pioneer’s reputation failed, as its […] Read more »

Wileyfox is Europe’s newest mobile brand — here’s how its first smartphone stacks up

Fledgling European mobile phone brand Wileyfox announced its arrival in the smartphone realm a month ago, and now the London-based company is preparing to launch its first ever product: The Wileyfox Swift. Initially slated for launch this week, Wileyfox revealed that shipping for the $ 200 Android device has been delayed until September 30. But […] Read more »