“Cher Wang, chairwoman of Taiwanese smartphone maker HTC Corp., said the company is considering buying an operating system (OS), but is in no rush, according to a news report,” Jeffrey Wu reports for FOcus Taiwan.

“Wang said HTC’s advantages lie in its distinctiveness, which means it can make unique products on different operating systems,” Wu reports. “‘We can use any OS we want. We are able to make things different from our rivals on the second or third layer of a platform,’ Wang said. ‘”Our strength lies in understanding an OS, but it does not mean that we have to produce an OS.'”

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Wu reports, “Asked about Google Inc.’s acquisition of Motorola Mobility Inc., Wang said it was the ‘correct’ decision by Google because MMI has many significant patents.”

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MacDailyNews Take: Android’s attractiveness to handset assemblers fades rapidly.


[Attribution: BGR. Thanks to MacDailyNews Reader “Brawndo Drinker” for the heads up.]

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