Google has announced some changes in its management structure from April.
Co-founder Larry Page is stepping up to become Chief Executive Officer, while fellow co-founder Sergey Brin will be concentrating on strategic projects. Current CEO Eric Schmidt will be Executive Chairman.
Apple and Nokia’s legal battle has taken another turn this week.
Apple is challenging one of Nokia’s patents from Nokia’s September 2010 complaint, arguing that the Nokia patent isn’t valid.
Unexpectedly high data usage from some Windows Phone 7 smartphones has been acknowledged by Microsoft, although the company hasn’t given many details.
Some customers have reported 'phantom data' usage exceeding 1GB per month.
Sony Ericsson has published financial results for the fourth quarter and the full year of 2010.
It notes that it had four consecutive quarters of profitability during 2010 and has now shipped over 9 million Android-based Xperia smartphones.
Marks & Spencer has signed up to the O2 More location-based marketing service for six months, sending targeted offers to interested O2 customers when they’re near an M&S store.
Offers are sent as conventional SMS text messages; customers simply quote a unique product code from the text if they want to redeem the offer.