The first day of Apple’s Worldwide Developers Conference saw the company announce a number of new products.
The forthcoming iOS version 7 was revealed; this is now available in beta form for developers and will be provided as a free upgrade for consumers from the autumn.
BT has announced a set of solutions designed to help organisations benefit from a ‘Bring Your Own Device’ policy that lets employees use their personal smartphones and tablets for work.
It describes this as an integrated approach designed to help CIOs deploy smart devices on a large scale while improving the end-user experience.
A total of 4.9 million commercial WiFi hotspots were available round the world in 2012, according to ABI Research.
It expects this figure to exceed 6.3 million by the end of 2013, an increase of more than 28%.
Mobile Broadband Network Limited, the joint venture owned by Three UK and EE, has given Ericsson a five-year contract to manage its radio access network in the UK.
MBNL was originally formed in 2007 to provide Three and T-Mobile with better service by combining their 3G masts and associated infrastructure.
Online security company Kaspersky Lab has published details of a mobile application that it describes as ‘the most sophisticated’ Android malware it’s ever seen.
The file - now being referred to as Backdoor.AndroidOS.Obad.a - is capable of sending text messages to premium rate numbers, downloading and installing more malware, sending malware via Bluetooth and performing other commands.