Introducing 4G mobile phone services to the UK could help boost the retail economy by around £1.8 billion this year, according to figures compiled by retail analysts Conlumino and published by eBay.
That’s a 113% year-on-year increase in mobile shopping when compared to 2012.
The Wall Street Journal says Apple has acquired WifiSLAM, a Californian company that uses WiFi signals to calculate a user’s location indoors as an alternative to GPS.
The deal to buy the two-year-old business is reported to be worth around $20 million.
I’m moving on up, you’re moving on out
Mark Bridge writes:
Farewell, ST-Ericsson. It didn’t bode well when CEO Didier Lamouche announced his planned departure a couple of weeks ago – and now both STMicroelectronics and Ericsson have confirmed they’ll be splitting the company between them before closing it down.