Nokia is adding a subscription-based music streaming service to its product portfolio.
The new service builds on the success of Nokia Mix Radio, a free streaming service that uses caching to avoid interruptions when the listener is temporarily offline.
Unlocking a new network-locked smartphone so that it can be used on another network is now illegal in the USA.
In fact, it’s a criminal offence with first-time offenders risking a maximum five-year prison sentence and a $500,000 fine.
Networking and mobile phone accessory business Belkin has agreed to acquire the Linksys brand along with Cisco’s Home Networking Business Unit.
Cisco has owned Linksys for the past ten years.
Actor Brian Blessed is offering to record voicemail messages for the first hundred O2 UK customers who buy an HTC Windows Phone 8 handset this week.
The promotional campaign, which involves each purchaser tweeting @O2 using the hashtag #brianmail, will reward winners with a voicemail greeting recorded by the richly-voiced British actor
Communications business AT&T has agreed to spend $1.9 billion (£1.2 billion) to acquire some 700MHz mobile spectrum from Verizon Wireless.
It’s acquiring 39 licences that cover 42 million people in 18 states.