Bloomberg citing “people with the knowledge of the matter” reports that HTC will not be allowed to build the tablet version of Windows 8 i.e. Windows RT. The reason that makes stand here is that Microsoft firmly believe that HTC does not sell enough devices as well as having ample experience making tablets.
“Every consumer knows about Samsung’s Galaxy platform and the iPhone, and you are starting to see consumers coalesce around them,” said Matthew Thornton, an analyst at Avian Securities LLC, who yesterday cut his rating on HTC to negative. “Things just get worse from here. It’s a very bleak outlook.”
The Taiwanese company, whose stock has dropped 68 percent in the past year had even reported yesterday its unaudited consolidated revenue for May 2012 of NT $30 billion (about $1 billion) and total unaudited consolidated revenue from January to May 2012 is NT $128.8 billion (about $4 billion).