Mozilla, the company behind the Firefox browser and Firefox mobile OS, has appointed Chris Beard as CEO.
He’d been the company’s interim CEO since April after Brendan Eich stepped down.
It’s reported that Sony has decided not to introduce a successor to its consumer PRS-T3 eBook reader, although it’ll continue producing specialist business readers that use its ‘digital paper’ system.
The company closed its online eBook stores in the USA and Europe earlier this year.
British mobile crowd-sourcing firm OpenSignal has just raised $4 million (around £2.4 million) in a funding round led by Qualcomm, with O’Reilly AlphaTech Ventures and Passion Capital also participating.
OpenSignal offers consumers an app that shares real-world mobile phone coverage information, enabling users to see what levels of service other people have experienced.
Mobile phone producer KAZAM has integrated rugged phone brand ToughShield into its business.
In addition, it’s set up a new ‘KAZAM for business’ division.
Samsung has announced that it’s the first smartphone provider accredited for joyn ‘Blackbird’.
Blackbird is the latest version of the GSMA’s joyn service, which was launched in 2012.