Qualcomm Incorporated has agreed to acquire UK-based semiconductor business CSR plc.
CSR, which was previously known as Cambridge Silicon Radio, specialises in Voice and Music, Document Imaging, Automotive Infotainment, Bluetooth Smart and Indoor Location products.
Microsoft-owned online telephone service Skype has launched a new mobile messaging app using the Qik brand.
Qik was originally a video streaming service that launched in 2007 and was acquired by Skype in 2011.
Nexus smartphone, tablet and media player all confirmed
Google has formally confirmed that the next version of its Android operating system - version 5.0 - will be nicknamed ‘Lollipop’.
There are also three new Nexus devices created in partnership with hardware manufacturers: a smartphone, a tablet and a TV box.
Android-powered KAZAM Tornado 348 is just 5.15mm deep
UK-based mobile phone manufacturer KAZAM is planning to launch the world’s thinnest smartphone next month.
The KAZAM Tornado 348 is only 5.15mm deep, yet offers a 4.8-inch (1280 x 780) display and runs Android v4.4.2 on a MediaTek Octa-core 1.7GHz processor.
Podcast - 15th October 2014
This week's podcast begins with news about the new 'quad play' television service offered in the UK by EE.
We also talk about HTC's new camera, an ethical smartphone, a complaint from Ofcom, mobile payments, machine-to-machine connections and yet another online security breach.