Mark Bridge writes:
There’s no doubting the CAT B100 is a tough looking phone. It’s the kind of phone that needs to be described by someone with a voice rather like James Earl Jones or Isaac Hayes. The promotional video shows a chap on a building site and another guy on a motorbike delivering emergency supplies to a hospital. Apparently that’s the target market.
Dixons Carphone plc starts trading
Dixons Retail and Carphone Warehouse have confirmed the completion of their merger, which was first announced in May.
The combined Dixons Carphone plc business will employ over 40,000 people in 14 countries, including the Carphone Warehouse, Currys and PC World stores in the UK.
Apple and Samsung have decided to end all legal action against each other, with the exception of cases in the USA.
According to a joint statement reported by Bloomberg.com and the BBC, the agreement “does not involve any licensing arrangements”.