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HTC results show profit down from last year

HTC has reported its results for the second quarter of 2013.

Figures were in line with the unaudited figures published earlier this month, with revenue of NT$70.7 billion (£1.54 billion) and net profit of NT$1.25 billion (£27.3 million). That’s an improvement from the previous quarter but shows revenue down 22% year-on-year and profit down by 83%.

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EE website was misleading about UK 4G speeds, says Advertising Standards Agency

The Advertising Standards Agency has told EE to stop using some of its online advertising messages following a complaint from BT.

A number of statements on the EE website referred to ‘superfast mobile broadband’, including ‘Superfast mobile 4GEE only on EE’ and ‘our 4G network which gives you superfast, reliable internet wherever you are’.

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Google's new gadgets, freedom for 4G frequencies and many mid-year mobile results

Podcast - 31st July 2013

In this week's show we look at Google's new product announcements, O2's closure of its mobile telecare service and the clearance of radio frequencies for 4G services.

We also talk about the latest collection of quarterly results from Apple, Samsung, Amazon, LG and Facebook. Who's doing well - and should anyone be worried?

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New report says worldwide smartphone shipments up almost 50% from last year

Juniper Research estimates that 230 million smartphones were shipped worldwide during April, May and June this year.

That’s an increase of almost 50% from the same quarter last year and almost 13% up from the previous quarter.

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UK 800MHz 4G mobile spectrum will finally be cleared on Wednesday

Ofcom says its four-year process to release digital TV and wireless microphone frequencies for 4G mobile broadband will be completed this week, five months earlier than originally planned.

Wireless microphones, which are often used at conferences and for theatre productions, have now been moved to different frequencies. In addition, TV transmitters and receivers across the UK have been retuned. The final TV retune will be completed on Wednesday in northern Scotland.

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