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30

Oct

2014

Microsoft launches its own wearable fitness device: the Microsoft Band

Author: The Fonecast

Microsoft has launched a wearable fitness-monitoring device. It’s called the Microsoft Band and is currently available in the USA for $199 (around £124).

The device can link via an iOS, Android or Windows Phone app to the new cloud-based Microsoft Health service.

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30

Oct

2014

Lenovo completes its acquisition of Motorola Mobility from Google

Author: The Fonecast

Lenovo’s acquisition of the Motorola Mobility business from Google has been completed, nine months after the $2.91 billion (£1.8 billion) deal was first announced.

It means Lenovo is now the world’s third largest producer of smartphones, with a portfolio that includes the ‘Moto’ and ‘Droid’ brands.

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30

Oct

2014

Huawei launches its Honor 6 smartphone

Author: The Fonecast

Huawei has launched a new smartphone in Europe using the Honor brand.

The Honor 6 doesn’t have strong Huawei branding. Instead, it’s been given its own web site - hihonor.com - and is encouraging the use of hashtag #forthebrave on social media.

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28

Oct

2014

New report suggests app publishers should look to Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Turkey and India for growth

Author: The Fonecast

New information from mobile app analytics platform App Annie suggests that Brazil, Indonesia, Mexico, Turkey and India are the next growth markets for players in the mobile app industry to watch.

It says the mobile infrastructure and rate of development in these countries is creating significant new opportunities for app publishers.

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25

Oct

2014

EE claims the biggest 4G subscriber base in Europe

Author: The Fonecast

Quarterly results for UK mobile network EE show that its 4G customer has quadrupled year-on-year to 5.6 million connections; that’s up 1.4 million from the previous quarter.

The company says this now gives it the biggest 4G base of any European mobile operator.

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