In a polite but firm statement, HTC Corporation has responded to Apple's recent legal action. Peter Chou, HTC's CEO, said "HTC disagrees with Apple’s actions and will fully defend itself. HTC strongly advocates intellectual property protection and will continue to respect other innovators and their technologies as we have always done, but we will continue to embrace competition through our own innovation as a healthy way for consumers to get the best mobile experience possible".
This week's edition of The Fonecast covers Wayfinder's closure by Vodafone, NFC phones for mobile payments, Digital Britain delays and an interview with Jim Bryan, co-founder and managing director of Retrieva Limited, whose company produces a tracking and anti-theft dog collar that combines GPS, GSM and RFID technologies.
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This week's podcast covers Wayfinder's closure, NFC mobile phones, Digital Britain delays... and an interview with Jim Bryan, co-founder and managing director of Retrieva Limited, whose company produces a tracking and anti-theft dog collar that combines GPS, GSM and RFID technologies.
Good Technology, which enables mobile phone users to connect and collaborate using a wide variety of smartphones, has released figures that show the popularity of iPhone and Android devices in businesses.
More than a thousand companies have deployed the Good for Enterprise solution for iPhone and Android platforms since it was released in December 2009. Based on activations and usage, the top 10 Android and Apple handsets most popular with Good for Enterprise users are:
O2 and Vodafone are threatening the government with legal action over its plans to sell radio spectrum currently owned by Orange and T-Mobile, reports FT.com. This could delay the UK's 'Digital Britain' broadband plans from becoming law until after the general election.
The merger between Orange and T-Mobile's UK business has recently been approved as long as the new business sells some of its 1800MHz bandwidth. However, Vodafone and O2 are both said to be unhappy that the surplus spectrum will be sold to a single bidder and are apparently talking about appealing against this decision.