We start today’s podcast with some big-name departures, as RIM welcomes a new Chief Executive and Yahoo! says goodbye to one of its founders.
There’s plenty more, too - from impressive quarterly results to unsuccessful mobile insurance fraud.
Mark Bridge writes:
If I start talking about a ‘tiered internet’ with a differing quality of service depending on the amount a customer pays, you’d probably start thinking about the topic of net neutrality. Yet Orange has plans to treat some of its mobile web traffic differently... and it’s being seen by many as a positive step.
Apple has announced financial results for the first quarter of its 2012 financial year; the 14-week period that ended on 31st December 2011.
Quarterly revenue reached a record $46.33 billion (£29.66 billion) with record quarterly net profit of $13.06 billion.
Onavo, which offers free apps for monitoring mobile data usage, has arranged an additional $10 million in funding.
The deal was led by Horizons Ventures, the private investment arm of Hutchison Whampoa chairman Mr Li Ka-shing, along with Motorola Mobility Ventures.
An appeal court in the Netherlands has dismissed Apple’s claim that Samsung tablet devices should be banned.
Last year a Dutch court ruled that the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 didn’t infringe Apple’s iPad design, although it did rule in favour of an Apple software patent.