Mary Grant, who was CEO of the Phones 4U retail business, is reported to have left the company for ‘personal reasons’.
Mobile News reports that Phones 4U Group CEO Tim Whiting is temporarily taking on her role in addition to his own work.
Categories: Retailing, News
Tags: phones4u, uk
Juniper Research has forecast that 2 billion mobile and tablet users will be watching TV and video on their devices by 2017.
This worldwide growth is being attributed to two main factors: the uptake of higher-quality mobile devices and the growing popularity of short (and easily shared) video clips.
Categories: Applications, News
Tags: research, europe, television, video
HP has announced a new Android device with a detachable keypad, enabling it to transform between notebook and tablet.
It’s called the HP SlateBook x2 and was revealed alongside a convertible Windows-based computer.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Operating systems, News
Tags: hp, android, windows, tablet, nvidia
Telefónica Digital and Samsung Electronics have announced a global deal that’ll add direct mobile billing to the Samsung Hub and Samsung Apps services.
It means that Telefonica customers will be able to charge the price of apps and other content to their mobile phone bill.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Networks and operators, Applications, News
Tags: samsung, telefonica, o2, billing, payments
Customers have downloaded more than 50 billion apps from the Apple App Store since the service launched in July 2008, according to a new announcement from the company.
Current download rates have reached 2 billion mobile apps per month… or more than 800 apps every second.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Operating systems, Applications, News
Tags: apple, ios, applications
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