Neelie Kroes, European Commission Vice President for the Digital Agenda, announces the EC's new plans to cut the cost of roaming from next year. Mobile phone calls, text messages and data charges will all be given maximum limits - and new 'roaming only' tariffs could also be introduced.
Earlier this week Vodafone launched an own-brand content channel on Google's Android Market.
Now comes news that Three and Nokia have announced a deal for the Ovi application store.
The Lebara virtual network could be sold or floated on the stock exchange, according to press reports.
It has appointed the Royal Bank of Scotland to "explore future strategic opportunities".
Google has added an experimental feature called 'Download map area' to Google Maps for Android.
It allows customers to save a 10-mile radius of any chosen place before arriving there, enabling them to reduce data costs or prepare for locations without mobile connectivity.
Online marketplace eBay, which already owns PayPal, has now agreed to acquire California-based mobile payment service Zong for around $240 million.
Zong offers 'direct carrier billing', enabling consumers to pay for purchases using their mobile phone number. The appropriate payment amount is then added to the customer's mobile account.