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HTC top execs Ben Ho and Fred Liu leaving the company

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HTC top execs Ben Ho and Fred Liu leaving the company - read the full textShakeups at the top of HTC continue the Taiwanese maker is losing its Benjamin Ho and Fred Liu. Liu served as interim COO and was the President of Engineering & Operations, he is retiring after a 16 year stint at the company. Fred Liu was responsible for steering the hardware and software...


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> In reply to joonius @ 2014-07-15 22:31 from Yij3 - click to readHTC is unlike BlackBerry.
They design beautiful and high quality flagship device such as HTC ONE(M8) that runs on Android.
They have frequently upgrade for OS at least 3 years support.

BlackBerry's smartphones are boring with buttons and lack of apps.

The only issue with HTC is the marketing.

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  • 2014-07-16 13:31
  • tZj$

> In reply to Anonymous @ 2014-07-15 20:01 from kg3x - click to readNot really. When HTC was popular with their older Android devices in the past very few knew that Galaxy S existed. HTC was marketing well during that time. Marketing alone can't convince someone to switch to a different brand that wasn't popular among smartphones.

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  • 2014-07-16 11:17
  • DBAa

love HTC's UI and build quality. i hope they can do better marketing and cont. to make wonderful phones for me and my fellow HTC fans.

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  • 2014-07-16 00:58
  • 9ad5

HTC is next Blackberry?

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  • 2014-07-15 22:31
  • Yij3

Let there be a new era of transition who knows this might be the one. HTC for life no matter what

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  • 2014-07-15 21:16
  • f0d7

HTC Has made the best looking and a powerful phone this year HTC ONE M8.What can i say got all the awards but no rewards.I can surely blame it on poor marketing and very poor after sales services . I do have a htc one m8 and i sincerly feel its a great phone.

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  • 2014-07-15 20:28
  • sUwD

Long time browser of this site. Had to comment n this. They have great phone yet marketing is holding them back immensely. Even repair/replacement battery is difficult to replace.
Which held me back.

My next phone purchase I feel I will sit with for a while. Technology for me has reached a point where I don't feel the need to upgrade if I purchase an iphone 6 or Note 4 or Samsung Alpha within next few months.

I really liked this phone but camera put me off considering I'm not looking to buy another phone for a few years.

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  • 2014-07-15 20:03
  • am0p

HTC just needs to spend 14 billions dollars on advertising like Samsung and it will gain marketshare. Samsung is all about advertisements.

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  • 2014-07-15 20:01
  • kg3x

Smart. Abandon ship before it sinks. You make the best phones HTC, but you keep effing it up, so many boneheaded decisions.

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  • 2014-07-15 19:37
  • 4Aay

> In reply to mr. moon @ 2014-07-15 16:08 from tVw@ - click to readIt's bara thrum dude, not hugo barra,. :)

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  • 2014-07-15 19:36
  • vx6d

Apple sole and top in ios.
Nokia top in windows.
No one can beat HTC in android.
That's all.

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  • 2014-07-15 19:24
  • rATT

Its just sad to see a company with excellent smart phones, have such crappy marking. it's almost like they want HTC phones for be bought by secret invitation of a members club only.

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  • 2014-07-15 19:21
  • LBi}

Benjamin Ho is no loss. How do you screw up a commercial with Robert Downey Jr? I don't know but somehow HTC managed to do it. The One series of phones are excellent, their marketing blows however. Even the Gary Oldman commercials are nothing to write home about. HTC could use some serious help from Don Draper!

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  • 2014-07-15 18:56
  • 7ADv

HTC is most Stupid company in the world,selling a phone that is as costly as apple,wow.if people have money they will get apple iphone or if there is budget problem they will get samsung,this company will be dead in Few Years unless they bring a phone that is against Samsung Flagships or samsung Midrange,low range.

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  • 2014-07-15 18:43
  • utxc

Thank god!!! I really feel HTC needs a new marketing head because they just aren't doing such a good job in that department and I hope they don't make the same mistake twice. I really love HTC, they're my favourite smartphone manufacturer. Don't mess up, please.

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  • 2014-07-15 18:24
  • KA4H

First of all new prices are needed!M8 is a bit more expensive then lg g3.The mini version should be a big successor but not with a terrific price(rather an agressive £210-220).And so on....

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  • 2014-07-15 17:55
  • LaTB

HTC had a marketing department? Wait, what? Their enhineering department is good but what the heck did their marketing department do the past few years?

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  • 2014-07-15 17:36
  • FEC}

htc is the best of all smartphones companies that offer better product in all markets but in few quantities that is the problem of htc

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  • 2014-07-15 17:15
  • g54y

> In reply to AmateurHistorian @ 2014-07-15 16:19 from 9Awx - click to readWell, I have a HTC M8 and I'm not a casual user - I will root and modify my phone when I want to switch from Sense.

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  • 2014-07-15 17:14
  • pWQx

HTC is easily the best Smartphone manufacturer in the world right now. The quality of their top end smartphones are incredible. The biggest problem with HTC is their poor marketing strategy. Apple make more inferior phones but their marketing strategy is so good that they will convince people that they offer the best smartphones and that their product is that unique. They had me fooled for years until I purchased my HTC M7, and now onto my M8.

Come on HTC, no stupid adverts with Robert Downey Jr, make a simple and effective advert to reach out to the millions who will appreciate your product a lot more. If HTC are reading this, contact me and I will come up with a brilliant advert idea for you guys!

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  • 2014-07-15 16:56
  • MIaF

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