According to the Taiwanese media, Google Inc., talks with HTC about the possibility of redemption of its business of manufacturing smartphones.
Sources claim that Google has only targeted the division of HTC in the development and Assembly of smart phones. While it is not interested in the team working on the virtual reality device HTC Vive.
The exact amount and timing of the transaction is not yet known. Resource trouble, that the parties are in the final stages of negotiations.
It is not the first time that Google buys smartphone maker. In 2012 technogiant acquired Motorola Mobility for 12.5 billion dollars. According to the experts, then this amount 63% higher than the market value of the company. However, by the end of 2012, Google has shared previously purchased division into two parts, one of which sold Corporation ARRIS Group for 2.35 billion dollars. In 2014, Google discontinued the development of Motorola and sold the rest part of China’s Lenovo for 2.91 billion dollars.
This time the interest of Google is because the company produces a quite successful series of smartphones Pixel, and collect them it HTC.
At the moment, neither Google nor HTC does not comment on the appeared information.