Nokia says it expects to complete the sale of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft in April, rather than its original expectation of ‘the first quarter of 2014’.
Although Nokia and Microsoft have received regulatory approval from the European Commission and the US Department of Justice, they’re still waiting for approvals from some competition authorities in Asia.
A new iOS app that allows instant messaging without an internet connection is rapidly moving towards the top of the ‘free app’ charts.
FireChat, developed by San Francisco-based startup Open Garden, can be used on an iPhone, iPad or iPod touch without WiFi or cellular connectivity.
Last month Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse Group confirmed they were talking about a potential merger, although these discussions were described as being “at a very preliminary stage”.
Under the City Code on Takeovers and Mergers, the two companies were required to either announce a firm offer or confirm they won’t be making an offer by 5pm today.
The new iPhone no-one was expecting
Mark Bridge writes:
New Apple products! New Android smart watches!
You’d be forgiven for not having noticed either of those news stories last week. Apple did indeed announce a new iPhone – but it was simply a new iPhone 5c with just 8MB of memory.