Mark Bridge writes:
I don’t mind paying for a spot of WiFi when I need it. Admittedly I’d prefer to find a coffee shop with a free hotspot but I’ll pay if I really need a connection. Not just here in the UK but abroad too.
In this week’s podcast from The Fonecast we’re talking about Facebook’s stock market plans, Motorola’s legal battle with Apple, a handful of quarterly results and Google’s new app watchdog.
As usual, you can listen to the programme on our website audio player, via iTunes, by using our RSS feed or by downloading the MP3.
Today is a quiet day at O2’s Slough headquarters.
Somewhere in the region of 3,000 UK employees are staying away from their desks and are working from home... or anywhere else they fancy. It’s described as the biggest flexible working initiative of its kind and involves a quarter of all O2 UK’s workforce.
Nokia says it plans to move device assembly away from its factories in Komarom (Hungary), Reynosa (Mexico) and Salo (Finland).
It intends the three factories to focus on smartphone product customisation, while device assembly will to be transferred to Nokia factories in Asia.
Cellebrite, which produces devices that help retailers transfer customer information between mobile phones, has launched a new diagnostics tool. It takes advantage of the company’s Cellebrite Touch tablet to identify and resolve faults reported by customers.
As a result, the number of phones sent to repair centres can be reduced.