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Google signs HTC smartphone deal

Graham Watson

21st September 2017

Google have agreed a deal with HTC to boost its hardware business. However, it doesn't smack of a marriage from a position of strength, instead here are two companies who are struggling to maintain market share in the face of the power of Apple.

The article highlights the fact that "HTC manufactured Google's first smartphones, the Pixel and Pixel XL" and this might allow for an exchange of ideas to mutual benefit. But will it be enough to challenge the dominant firm?

Graham Watson

Graham Watson has taught Economics for over twenty years. He contributes to Tutor2U, reads voraciously and is interested in all aspects of Teaching and Learning.

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