Google hardware business could face a setback if the outbreak of a new coronavirus leads to prolonged business shutdowns.
Google's Android and Chrome OS teams will be working with the partners on tablets for all segments of the market.
Google has finalised its acquisition deal with HTC; welcomes 2000 engineers to its hardware division
Google added that these 2000 engineers will join its hardware organisation to work on products that are better and more innovative in years to come.
Google's hardware SVP Rick Osterloh makes it clear that it's not chasing sales figures with Pixel smartphones
That however does not mean, that Google is not after hardware. It's just that Google's objectives with hardware are different from Apple's.
Alphabet Inc’s Google is set to announce a deal to acquire part of Taiwanese firm HTC Corp’s smartphone operations for about $1 billion.
According to retailers and analysts, Pixel sales have been tepid at best. The major reason being given is the high starting price point of Rs 57,000 for the Google Pixel. Analysts also point out to the greater brand recall of Apple and Samsung in this segment.
Various sources indicate that Google is gearing up to announce a bunch of new gadgets at an event on 4 October. We’re expecting a couple of phones, a new Chromecast and a lot more.
Google is reportedly in talks with operators to release a Google-branded phone by the end of the year.
Wall Street has a long-running love affair with Google the search engine. But will it feel the same way about Google the hardware maker?