The Fonecast this week includes the announcement of iPhone OS v4.0 and the new Microsoft KIN mobile phones - along with details of other social networking handsets, takeovers, rumours and delays.
Research In Motion has agreed to acquire QNX Software Systems from its current owner, Harman International. QNX, which is based in Canada, produces software that's embedded in a wide variety of systems, from air traffic control and surgical equipment to in-dash radios and infotainment equipment.
Hot on the heels of yesterday's Microsoft KIN announcement comes news of new phones from Sony Ericsson and Nokia.
Sony Ericsson has two new phones lined up for an autumn release; the Sony Ericsson Zylo and Sony Ericsson Spiro, both described as 'Walkman phones' with social networking features. The Zylo also offers the FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) format for music playback, promising high-quality audio.