South Korean multimedia device manufacturer Xtreamer has launched a smartphone called the Xtreamer JoyZ.
The new device runs Android ‘Jelly Bean’ on a 1.4GHz Samsung quad-core processor and has a 4.7-inch screen along with a 13 megapixel camera.
Neelie Kroes, Vice-President of the European Commission responsible for the Digital Agenda, has called on European MPs to end mobile roaming charges.
In a statement, she said “I want you to be able to go back to your constituents and say that you were able to end mobile roaming costs. I want you to be able to say that you saved their right to access the open internet, by guaranteeing net neutrality. I want you to be able to say we took real action on cybercrime and other threats.”
A new research report from Berg Insight shows that in-store mobile wallet payments across Europe are expected to grow from less than €100 million (£85 million) in 2012 to €45 billion (£38 billion) in 2017, which is a compound annual growth rate of 275%.
This will give mobile wallets 1.6% of all European credit card and debit card payments in 2017.
BlackBerry has demonstrated a new ‘over the air’ service that would allow car and commercial vehicle manufacturers to update vehicle software remotely.
The machine-to-machine (M2M) ‘Software Update Management for Automotive’ service takes advantage of the secure infrastructure that delivers software updates to BlackBerry devices.
International cable TV and communications company Liberty Global has completed its acquisition of Virgin Media.
The deal, which was announced in February, is worth approximately $24 billion.