Taiwan handset maker HTC spends $18.5m on US cloud services company Dashwire
Taiwanese smartphone-manufacturer HTC has acquired US-based cloud services provider Dashwire for up to $18.5 million.
With this acquisition, done through HTC America Holding, the company looks to enhance expertise in the new technology.
In doing so, HTC follows companies like Apple and Microsoft, which have ventured into cloud computing.
Fred Liu, president of engineering and operations at HTC, said: “Cloud services are key to delivering the promise of connected services to our customers.
People want access to all of their important content wherever they are on any device.”
He added: “The addition of Dashwire’s cutting-edge sync services and deep mobile cloud experience strengthens our ability to deliver these services.”