Sony Ericsson has announced the appointment of Yoshihisa (Bob) Ishida as Deputy CEO and Executive Vice President with effect from 1st September.
Meanwhile, Chief Creation Officer Rikko Sakaguchi - who's been with the joint venture since it was established in 2001 - is leaving to take up a position at Sony Corporation.
GetJar, which describes itself as the world's largest free app store, has just reached 2 billion downloads.
The company, which was founded in 2004, currently offers more than 150,000 applications across a variety of mobile platforms including Android, BlackBerry, Java and Symbian.
Mark Bridge writes:
We have a new "mobile phone cancer" report to read - but, despite the headline, it offers no concrete reassurance or firm proof.
The main problem, as we've said on many occasions, is that proving 'absolute safety' is nigh-on impossible... particularly when the technology and the usage patterns keep changing.
It's a match made in an odd kind of dictionary: Vringo and Zlango are getting together.
Vringo provides software platforms for mobile social and video applications - video ringtones, for example - while Zlango is a mobile messaging company that can add multimedia content to standard text-based messages.
Virgin Media has announced half-year and quarterly results today.
Overall, revenue is up 3.9% for the half-year and up 2.2% for the quarter; the quarterly figure is £986 million. Operating income is up 64.5% for the half-year and up 69.5% to £135 million for the quarter.