Nokia has introduced a ‘premium’ feature phone with a slim aluminium body and 5 megapixel camera.
The Nokia 515 will be available in single SIM and dual-SIM versions, with SIM-free pricing from around £115 incl. VAT.
Doro, best known for its easy-to-use mobile phones, has arranged retail partnerships with two UK hearing specialists: Boots hearingcare and HearingDirect.
Both will sell Doro’s amplified mobile and fixed-line phones.
The Nokia HERE mapping business has announced a ‘Connected Driving’ package to help vehicle manufacturers and in-car technology suppliers connect cars and drivers to key cloud-based services.
This new combination of services will be demonstrated at the International Motor Show in Frankfurt next week.
Hugo Barra, who is vice president of Android product management at Google, is leaving to join three-year-old Chinese mobile phone manufacturer Xiaomi.
Mr Barra joined Google from language technology company Nuance 5 years ago, later moving to work on Android.
Verizon Communications has agreed to buy Vodafone’s share of its US mobile phone business for $130 billion.
The deal will involve Verizon acquiring Vodafone’s US business - which owns 45% of Verizon Wireless - for $58.9 billion cash and most of the remainder in stock. As a result, Verizon will gain complete ownership of the wireless business that bears its name.