Five Companies That Dropped The Ball This Week

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HTC Gets Snubbed By Microsoft On Windows 8 Tablets

Bad news for HTC this week as Bloomberg reported that Microsoft is barring the Taiwanese mobile device maker from the Windows 8 tablet market, saying that HTC doesn't have tablet experience or sales volume.

HTC makes several Android smartphones and a couple of tablets, but Microsoft apparently is not sufficiently impressed with the latter to allow the company to enter the potentially lucrative wonderland of Windows 8 development.

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