The forthcoming PlayStation Vita gaming device will be supplied with a Vodafone SIM card in selected countries when it launches next February.
A new partnership with Sony Computer Entertainment Europe means that Vodafone will be the ‘preferred provider’ of 3G connectivity for the 3G+WiFi version of the PS Vita in the UK, Ireland, Italy, Germany, Spain, Portugal, Australia, New Zealand and the Netherlands.
In September we reported that Apple’s injunction against the Galaxy Tab 10.1 had been upheld by the Düsseldorf Regional Court , preventing Samsung from selling its tablet in Germany.
Samsung has now launched a renamed and redesigned tablet.
Apple appears to have lost a patent infringement lawsuit against Motorola Mobility in Germany, although the effect of this legal case is still unclear.
The ruling says Apple owes damages for infringing two Motorola patents and bars Apple from selling any devices in Germany that infringe those patents.
Mobile advertising network madvertise has arranged more than $10 million in new funding, with US-based Blumberg Capital and previous investor Earlybird Venture Capital both agreeing to provide funds.
Berlin-based madvertise has grown over the last two years to become market leader in Germany, Austria and Switzerland, making it one of the largest mobile ad networks in Europe. Last week, the company announced that its turnover had increased more than 300% in the first half of 2011.
Nokia has announced new plans to ‘align its workforce and operations’ that’ll see around 3,500 jobs being cut.
Nokia’s manufacturing facility in Cluj (Romania) and its Location & Commerce operations in Bonn (Germany) and Malvern (USA) will be closing.