BlackBerry has appointed Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect.
Until last month Mr Beard was Chairman and CEO of cloud-based customer service specialist LiveOps.
Apple’s financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 financial year - the three months until 28th June - show iPhone sales of 35.2 million devices worldwide, a 13% increase from the same quarter last year.
However, iPad sales were down 9% year-on-year to just under 13.3 million units.
Podcast - 23rd July 2014
We start this week's podcast with news that thousands of Microsoft's ex-Nokia employees are losing their jobs.
Other topics for discussion include the new Apple and IBM partnership, Yahoo's acquisition of Flurry, regulating mobile games, improving rural mobile coverage, BT's new phone service and some management movements.