BT’s WiFi service now has more than 5 million hotspots in homes and commercial properties across the UK and Ireland, having added more than 20,000 new hotspots every week during the past 12 months.
The company says more than 400 million connections were made on its WiFi networks between April 2012 and March 2013.
Nokia has launched a new Windows Phone 8 smartphone in London this morning. It’s called the Nokia Lumia 925 and is described as ‘a new interpretation’ of the Nokia Lumia 920.
Unlike the previous flagship device, the Lumia 925 is lighter and has a partly metal body along with an AMOLED screen.
Real-time location sharing service Glympse has announced a software development kit for developers, enabling them to integrate Glympse location technology and mapping into other products and applications.
The last few months have seen Glympse used by companies including BMW and MINI, Ford, Garmin and Mercedes-Benz.
EE - the mobile network run by Everything Everywhere Ltd - and research company Ipsos MORI have both defended their privacy policies following a Sunday Times report.
The report, which was headlined “Secrets of 27m mobile phones offered to police”, said location data and other information about millions of EE mobile phone customers had been offered for sale to the Metropolitan Police.
Digital security company Kaspersky Lab has signed an agreement with Qualcomm that’ll enable manufacturers to pre-load Kaspersky’s mobile security products on smartphones and tablets.
It’s offering special terms to companies creating Android devices powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon processors.