Mark Bridge writes:
It's been a funny old week. With the International CES behind us and Mobile World Congress less than a month away, you’d be forgiven for thinking there wouldn’t be much big news until the world’s mobile mavens start arriving in Barcelona.
Mobile News reports that 40 O2 UK retail stores – 8% of its current total – are to be closed as the result of a restructure.
In addition, around 400 jobs are going; the majority are from retail roles.
first direct, the UK bank that's available online and via the telephone, has launched a 'banking on the go' application for the Apple iPhone and iPod touch.
It says it's the first UK bank to launch a true transactional banking app.