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The number of cellular-connected tablets rises as SIM-enabled tablet sales fall

Figures from the USA show there were 10.4 million tablets using built-in cellular connections last year, which is a 46% increase from 2012.

However, sales of cellular-capable tablets fell from 16% of all tablet sales in 2012 to just 12% in 2013.

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New 'Boeing Black' Android smartphone promises enhanced security and anti-tamper casing

Aerospace and defence manufacturer Boeing has announced an Android-based smartphone with what’s being described by many people as a ‘self-destruct’ anti-tamper case. It’s called the Boeing Black and has been in development for the past two years.

Breaking into the phone would apparently cause it to delete its software and the user’s personal data. There’s also additional software-based protection and embedded hardware-based security.

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Voice-enabled mCommerce with Tony Ballardie of Capito Systems

Podcast - 28th February 2014

London-based Capito Systems won a place on this year's Smart UK Project shortlist, guaranteeing them entry to Mobile World Congress 2014. And when they arrived, they won the international Barca Starta competition as well.

In this podcast we talk to CEO Tony Ballardie about the company’s 'natural language' voice control, which can be integrated into almost any mCommerce application... from gambling to ticket purchases.

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New organisational structure for Telefonica

New organisational structure for Telefonica

Farewell to Telefonica Digital, Telefonica Europe and Telefonica Latam

Telefónica, the company behind O2 UK, has announced a new organisational structure and a new strategy.

The new structure is intended to be simpler and ‘completely focused on clients’. A new role of Chief Commercial Digital Officer has been created and the activities of Telefónica Digital, Telefónica Europe and Telefónica Latam are being moved into the main business.

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EE signs partnership deal with Wembley Stadium

Mobile network EE has signed a six-year partnership deal with Wembley Stadium, becoming the venue’s ‘lead brand partner’ for the first time in its 90-year history.

It’ll also become a supplier to the England Men’s football team and The FA Cup competition.

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