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Tesco plans an own-brand smartphone and Hudl 2 tablet this year

Supermarket chain Tesco is planning to launch an own-brand smartphone by the end of this year.

The news was revealed by Tesco CEO Philip Clarke during an interview with the BBC’s Wake Up to Money radio programme.

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The use of tablet computers by older people has more than trebled in just 12 months

The number of people aged 65-74 who are using a tablet computer to go online has more than trebled within a year.

New figures from Ofcom show an increase from 5% of these older people using internet-connected tablets in 2012 to 17% of older people in 2013.

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Seven days of mobile industry news, from money transfers to monster tracking

Podcast - 23rd April 2014

Telefonica sets up its own mobile advertising business, Mozilla puts an interim CEO in place and Nokia suspends sales of its flagship Windows 8.1 RT tablet: all topics for discussion in this week's podcast.

We're also talking about the future growth of Orange Money, EE's online activity, mobile broadband growth and the Loch Ness monster being spotted on Apple iPhones.

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The number of mobile broadband connections in the USA will double by 2015, says new research

The number of active mobile broadband devices is expected to reach 34 million by the end of 2015, according to a new report from The NPD Group.

That’s almost a 50% increase from 2013.

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Nokia suspends Lumia 2520 tablet sales and advises customers not to use mains charger

Nokia has advised UK customers with a Nokia Lumia 2520 tablet NOT to use the AC-300 mains charger or optional travel charger any more.

It says it’s possible for the plastic cover of the plug to become loose, which could expose live wires inside.

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