HTC is selling its final share in audio product manufacturer Beats Electronics back to the company.
It bought a majority share in Beats two years ago but later sold some of its stake back to the founding members. This final deal for 24.84% of Beats is worth $265 million (£164 million), resulting in a £53 million profit.
Following the release of preliminary quarterly figures last week, BlackBerry has published formal results for the three months until 31st August 2013.
Revenue was approximately $1.6 billion (£992 million), down 45% year-on-year.
This week Amazon has introduced the third generation of its Kindle Fire tablets.
The Kindle Fire HDX family uses new hardware, the latest version of the Android-based Fire OS and a new ‘Mayday’ button for customer service.
Podcast - 27th September 2013
Ring-back tones offers consumers yet another way to customise their mobile phone service. Yet despite this - and the revenue opportunities that can be generated - many network operators don't provide ring-back tones.
In today's special feature we talk to Florent Stroppa of OnMobile to discover why the UK doesn't really seem to be bothered about ring-back tones... and whether the next-generation of interactive ring-back services could change this.