Microsoft is to shed around 12,500 jobs from its mobile division in the next 12 months.
The announcement was made in a memo released both internally and publicly; a similar style to CEO Satya Nadella’s statement last week about Microsoft’s future.
Podcast - 16th July 2014
This week's mobile industry podcast begins with a quick look at the UK government's emergency legislation affecting fixed-line, mobile phone and broadband traffic.
We then talk about Microsoft's plans, a new virtual network from the Post Office, Samsung's renamed app store, budget 4G smartphones, a wearable phone for children and some misleading advertising.
Last year AT&T, T‑Mobile and Verizon rolled out their Isis mobile payment service across the USA.
However, recent international news headlines have used the acronym ISIS to refer to a group of fighters in Syria and Iraq.
BT has won a Supreme Court ruling that could see it reclaiming millions of pounds from UK mobile network operators.
The case dates back to 2009, when BT announced new termination rates for telephone numbers that began with 08. These rates varied depending on the amount that the originating network charged the caller.
Mobile messaging provider Mblox has announced the completion of two acquisitions.
It’s acquired UK-based messaging business CardBoardFish and US vanity number provider Zoove.