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
Mark Bridge writes:
I was on the radio for a few minutes this morning. Nick Ferrari on LBC 97.3 FM was talking to me about a recent survey that noted a rise in blood pressure when people received calls on their mobile phones. As I waited to go on-air, a producer asked me what I thought. “Storm in a teacup”, I said. Well, it seemed better than “Makes my blood boil”.
Categories: Handsets and manufacturers, Opinion
Tags: opinion, health, usa, italy
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
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