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Nokia cuts 10,000 staff, updates its strategy, changes the leadership team and sells Vertu

Nokia cuts 10,000 staff, updates its strategy, changes the leadership team and sells Vertu

Nokia says it’s making changes aimed at ‘sharpening its strategy’ and returning to profit.

It’ll be investing in location-based services and making this an area in which Nokia products stand out. The company is cutting up to 10,000 staff, reducing the number of factories its runs, acquiring a new business, selling its Vertu luxury brand and changing its leadership team.

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Three UK launches unlimited European data roaming deal

Three UK launches unlimited European data roaming deal

Three UK is the latest company to introduce a new European roaming deal, hot on the heels of Vodafone’s announcement earlier this week.

It’s called the Euro Internet Pass and it allows unlimited mobile data use when in the EU for £5 per day.

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RBS and NatWest customers can now use cash machines via mobile

Customers of the Royal Bank of Scotland and NatWest can now withdraw money from a cash machine by using their mobile phone instead of a bank card.

The ‘GetCash’ service is available via the banks’ free app on Apple, Android and BlackBerry devices.

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iZettle releases API to integrate card payments with apps

iZettle releases API to integrate card payments with apps

Mobile payment solution provider iZettle has made its application programming interface available to developers, enabling its card payment technology to be incorporated within other applications.

The beta programme of iZettle’s mini chip-card reader and app launched in the UK last month, giving almost anyone the ability to turn an iPhone or iPad into a credit card terminal.

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Apple previews iOS6, Vodafone goes roaming and Xbox gets mobile

Podcast - 13th June 2012

In this week's mobile industry news podcast we're looking at Apple's new mobile operating system, Vodafone's money-saving European tariff and Microsoft's plans to expand the reach of its Xbox gaming console.

There's also talk about network sharing, legal battles, mobile apps, mobile payments and mobile retailing.

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