The United States International Trade Commission has ruled in favour of a Samsung complaint about one of its 3G patents, banning older Apple iPhones (anything before the iPhone 4S) and older iPads (first and second-generation models) from being imported into the USA and sold there.
Newer devices aren’t affected.
Mobile roaming, messaging and networking Syniverse is selling part of MACH to complete its takeover process.
Syniverse has been given the go-ahead to acquire its rival but the European Commission insisted that most of MACH’s data clearing and near real-time roaming data exchange business in the European Economic Area was sold to another buyer.
The GSMA has commissioned a report into mobile health technology that shows almost £85 billion could be saved in EU healthcare costs by 2017.
However, it warns that regulatory, economic, structural and technological barriers could result in mHealth only reaching 10% of its potential.
The Foxconn Technology Group, which produces mobile devices for a number of companies including Apple and Amazon, has announced a partnership that’ll see it working with Mozilla on the Firefox OS open platform.
Foxconn will use Firefox on its own products.