BlackBerry says its Chief Operating Officer and Chief Marketing Officer have both left as part of the company’s ongoing reorganisation.
In addition, Roger Martin has resigned from the BlackBerry board of directors after more than six years.
There’ll be 1.3 billion 4G LTE subscribers worldwide by the end of 2018, according to a new forecast from Informa Telecoms & Media.
That compares with just 188.6 million users at the end of this year.
Swedish company Doro AB, which produces easy-to-use mobile phones for older consumers, has chosen Red Bend Software to deliver firmware over-the-air updates for its smartphones.
This means that customers who have the Android-powered Doro Liberto 810 - and those who buy Android smartphones from Doro in the future - will receive new versions of Android on their device in a quick, safe and easy way.
Vodafone has launched its mobile wallet in Europe, enabling customers to pay by touching a compatible smartphone against a retailer’s NFC reader.
It’s the first European mobile payment service built on the secure GlobalPlatform open standard.
A jury in the USA has decided that Samsung needs to pay Apple $290 million (£179 million) for infringing patents related to its iPhone and iPad products.
Last year a jury said Samsung had to pay $1.05 billion, although a judge later ruled that the jury had miscalculated.