BlackBerry has announced that its BlackBerry Enterprise Service 10 (BES10) device management solution is now available as a hosted service through third-party partners.
It means businesses no longer need to run BES10 on their own IT equipment.
Nokia Corporation has published interim financial results for the second quarter of 2014.
It covers the period in which Nokia sold most of its Devices & Services business to Microsoft, with much of the €5 billion cash from the proceeds making its way into the Q2 figures.
Microsoft’s Devices Group, which recently learned it was to lose thousands of jobs, has announced a new low-cost Windows Phone smartphone.
The Lumia 530 is described by Microsoft as “the most affordable Lumia to date” and will go on same next month for an estimated retail price of €85 before taxes and subsidies (£67 ex.VAT; £81 incl. VAT).
BlackBerry has appointed Marty Beard as Chief Operating Officer with immediate effect.
Until last month Mr Beard was Chairman and CEO of cloud-based customer service specialist LiveOps.
Apple’s financial results for the third quarter of its 2014 financial year - the three months until 28th June - show iPhone sales of 35.2 million devices worldwide, a 13% increase from the same quarter last year.
However, iPad sales were down 9% year-on-year to just under 13.3 million units.