|When it was created||1997|
|Headquarters||Taoyuan, Taoyuan County, Taiwan, R.O.C|
|Key people||Cher Wang, Chairwoman
Peter Chou, CEO and President
Fred Liu, COO
|Things made||Smartphones, Tablet computers|
HTC Corporation is a manufacturer of smartphones in Taiwan. It used to be called High Tech Computer Corporation and now is called HTC by lots of people. The company first made smartphones based on Microsoft's Windows Mobile operating system, but in 2009 it started to make smartphones based on Android operating system.
HTC is also a member of the Open Handset Alliance, a group of manufacturers and mobile network operators helping to improve the Android operating system. The HTC Dream, sold by T-Mobile in many countries as the T-Mobile G1, was the first phone to use this.
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