HTC has confirmed its financial results for the first quarter of 2013, having released unaudited results last month.
Revenue was NT$42.8 billion (£929 million), while net income was NT$85 million (£1.85 million). That’s a 98% year-on-year drop in profit.
UK airline easyJet is trialling mobile boarding passes for flights from Stansted, Southend, Manchester, Edinburgh, Amsterdam and Nice airports.
Passengers can download their boarding pass to the easyJet app on iPhones or Android devices, with a mobile web app due to be added later this year.
Facebook has reported financial results for the first quarter of 2013.
The total number of monthly active users increased by 23% year-on-year to 1.11 billion people, while mobile monthly active users were up 54% year-on-year to 751 million.
Virgin Media has revealed a new ‘unlimited’ mobile phone tariff that offers unlimited calls to 0870, 0800, 0845 and 0808 numbers as well as unlimited mobile data, text messages and UK calls.
The package, which also includes a mid-range smartphone with insurance, is called VIP and is priced from £26 monthly for customers who have Virgin Media’s broadband, TV or home phone service. Other customers will pay £31 per month for the two-year minimum term contract.
Joe DeCapua of voanews.com writes:
Mobile phone use in Africa has spread far, wide and fast. By the end of last year, it was estimated that 70 percent of the population would have a mobile phone. Now, the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent Societies says it’s using the technology to save lives.