TalkTalk Group, which started life as part of Carphone Warehouse before demerging in 2010, has bought the Tesco broadband and fixed-line voice base from Tesco plc.
This gives it around 75,000 broadband customers and around 20,000 voice customers, which will be transferred to the TalkTalk network.
A new stable-mate for Alcatel OneTouch
TCL Communication, which is the company behind the Alcatel OneTouch brand, has confirmed it is taking control of the Palm brand. It says it’ll create a new US-based Palm Inc. company.
However, the exact timing of the Palm project hasn’t been confirmed.
The Immobilise.com online database, which helps people to store their mobile phone’s IMEI number and record other valuable items, has had a significant security flaw fixed this week.
Users are able to see an online ‘certificate’ that includes their name, address and details of the property they’d registered.
However, security consultant Paul Moore discovered that changing the numbers in a web address for this certificate could reveal information about other people’s valuables.
Smartphone company Alcatel OneTouch has announced a ‘smart watch’ device at the International CES this week.
Called simply WATCH, the new device is compatible with Android and iOS handsets. It has a circular 1.22-inch screen and is available in a number of styles.
Microsoft has introduced two new Nokia-branded feature phones: the Nokia 215 and the Nokia 215 Dual-SIM.
Pricing is expected to be $29 before taxes and subsidies (£19 excl. VAT; £22.80 incl VAT).