Mark Bridge writes:
Look, I’m a fan of William Shatner. I enjoyed his autobiography on oh-so-many levels. And now the man known to many as Captain Kirk or T J Hooker has launched an iPhone app. It’s one of the few occasions I wish I had an iPhone.
UK electrical retailer Comet is expected to go into administration next week, although the business will continue operating while its administrator considers the available options.
Comet was bought a year ago by investment firm OpCapita.
Virgin Media has created two new ‘pay as you go’ mobile phone tariffs, one with unlimited landline calls and the other with unlimited data and text messages.
It follows the creation of unlimited ‘pay monthly’ Virgin Media deals earlier this year.
Panasonic Corporation has reported quarterly and half-year results, with sales down and losses growing despite an increase in operating profit.
Consolidated group sales for the second quarter decreased by 12% year-on-year to 1,823.7 billion yen and the net loss was 698 billion yen compared with a 105.8 billion yen loss in the same quarter a year ago.