Cambridge-based Neul, which specialises in producing hardware to support the ‘Internet of Things’, is reported to have been acquired by Huawei.
The deal is said to be worth £15 million.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Networks and operators, Applications, News
Tags: uk, m2m, huawei, neul
Dixons Carphone, EE and Vodafone have all offered roles to a number of staff affected by the closure of Phones 4u stores.
Over 5,500 staff worked for the retailer when it went into administration last week.
Categories: Retailing, Networks and operators, News
Tags: uk, vodafone, carphone warehouse, phones 4u, currys, dixons, ee, pc world
Apple CEO Tim Cook has published an online letter that emphasises the company’s focus on privacy and data protection.
It follows an incident a couple of weeks ago when a number of high-profile Apple iCloud accounts were hacked.
Categories: Operating systems, Applications, News
Tags: security, apple, ios
Online retailer Amazon has announced new Kindle ebook readers and new Fire tablets coming to the UK.
The entry-level Kindle now has a touch-sensitive screen, a faster processor and double the storage of its predecessor. It’s priced from £59 and will be available next month.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Operating systems, News
Tags: uk, amazon, ebook, tablet
BlackBerry is expanding its BBM Money mobile payment service to smartphones running Android and Apple iOS from early 2015.
It was launched in Indonesia last year, enabling customers to make real-time payments to any BBM contacts who have signed up to the service.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Operating systems, Applications, News
Tags: banking, payments, messaging, blackberry, monitise, indonesia
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