Mobile security company AdaptiveMobile says this year has seen the highest-ever number of mobile malware infections aimed at smartphone users, with the total number of reports up 33% on 2009 figures.
The GSMA has elected Franco Bernabè, Chief Executive Officer of Telecom Italia, as its new Chairman for a two-year term from January 2011. He’ll take over from Alexander Izosimov, the CEO of VimpelCom Group.
Three UK is removing the 1GB data allowance from ‘The One Plan’ – its flagship tariff – and is allowing unlimited use. The company is describing the deal as “All-you-can-eat Data”.
The Symbian-powered Nokia E7 smartphone, announced in September and seen by many as a successor to the company’s ‘communicator’ range of devices, is reportedly delayed until early 2011.
With the end of the year just a couple of weeks away, The Fonecast has invited London-based dealer Faisal Sheikh and mobile recruitment expert Spencer Davies to discuss the past 12 months... and the potential for 2011. Plus, as usual, the team takes its regular look at news headlines from the last seven days – including mobile payments, mobile shopping and mobile fraud.