New focus on 'connected devices'
Mozilla has said it’ll stop producing smartphones based on its Firefox operating system. However, it will continue its research into other connected devices.
The announcement was made at a developer event earlier this week.
Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser and Firefox mobile OS, has appointed Chris Beard as CEO.
He’d been the company’s interim CEO since April after Brendan Eich stepped down.
Podcast - 23rd April 2014
Telefonica sets up its own mobile advertising business, Mozilla puts an interim CEO in place and Nokia suspends sales of its flagship Windows 8.1 RT tablet: all topics for discussion in this week's podcast.
We're also talking about the future growth of Orange Money, EE's online activity, mobile broadband growth and the Loch Ness monster being spotted on Apple iPhones.
Mozilla has appointed Chris Beard to its board of directors and has also awarded him the position of interim CEO.
Previous CEO Brendan Eich stepped down earlier this month after criticism of his personal beliefs.
Podcast - 9th April 2014
This week's podcast starts with news from Microsoft about an update to its Windows Phone platform and a cost-free OS offer to hardware manufacturers.
There's also a new flagship smartphone from Nokia, a roaming announcement from the European Parliament, a UK virtual mobile network from The Co-operative Group, a change at the top for Mozilla, retail expansion for Vodafone and an awkward end to BlackBerry's relationship with T-Mobile in the USA.