Tim Hipperson has been appointed as Interim CEO of the Weve mobile payment and advertising joint venture.
He replaces David Sear, who’s left after 18 months for a role at online payment company Skrill.
The European Commission says Google has agreed to change its policies in response to EC proposals about mobile gaming and in-app purchases.
In December 2013, the EC said games advertised as ‘free’ shouldn’t mislead consumers about the true costs. It also said consumers “should be adequately informed” about payment arrangements and shouldn’t be charged without giving explicit consent.
BT has announced a new business mobile phone service called BT One Phone. It combines the features of a conventional fixed-line PBX switchboard with mobile technology.
The new service follows the creation of a joint venture earlier this year between Sweden’s OnePhone Holding and BT.
Huawei has reinforced its position as the ‘Official Smartphone Partner of Arsenal FC’ by releasing an Arsenal-branded version of its Ascend P7 smartphone.
The Huawei Ascend P7 Arsenal Edition smartphone has Arsenal FC’s club crest on the rear cover, Arsenal wallpaper images, a copy of the FIFA 14 mobile game and a clock app that’s based on the famous Arsenal ‘Clock End’ South Stand.
Apple and IBM have announced an exclusive partnership that’ll see IBM creating business-focussed applications for iPhone and iPad devices.
As part of the deal, IBM will also sell iPhones and iPads to its business clients with its apps already installed.