The United States International Trade Commission has ordered an import ban for certain Android-based Motorola Mobility devices.
It follows a ruling that a number of Motorola mobile devices infringe a Microsoft patent for ‘generating meeting requests and group scheduling from a mobile device’. Nine patents were listed in the original complaint from October 2010.
A new UK virtual mobile network is offering parents the ability to monitor and control their child’s mobile phone.
Bemilo, which is running over the Vodafone network, will offer concerned parents the ability to check and restrict connections from their child’s SIM card. Unlike app-based solutions, the controls cannot be switched off by the user.
High-street bookshop Waterstones has signed a commercial agreement with Amazon that’ll see Kindle digital devices and ebooks being sold through its UK shops.
The company has already planned to incorporate dedicated digital areas and free WiFi access as part of its 2012 store refurbishment plans.
Google and Motorola Mobility have confirmed that Chinese authorities have approved Google’s purchase of Motorola Mobility Holdings.
The planned deal was announced in August 2011 and was given the regulatory go-ahead by European and US regulators earlier this year.
Nomad Digital says it’ll be providing cross-channel Eurostar trains with WiFi throughout the journey from next year.
The company, which provides wireless technology for the transportation sector, was awarded the contract by Eurostar last September.