Bullitt Mobile, which produces the Cat range of mobile phones for construction equipment company Caterpillar, has launched a new rugged Android smartphone.
The Cat B15 has been designed to withstand a 1.8 metre drop and being submerged in water.
LG Electronics has acquired the webOS operating system - originally created by Palm four years ago - from HP. This includes the webOS source code, documentation, engineering talent and related websites.
In addition, HP will also license LG to use patent that cover system and user interface technologies with its webOS products.
Visa and Samsung have announced a partnership that combines Visa’s expertise in payments with Samsung’s mobile technology.
It’ll enable financial institutions to download payment account information to NFC-enabled Samsung devices via the Visa Mobile Provisioning Service.
The GSMA has announced a new technical platform that’s designed to integrate network operator services with mobile applications. It aims to improve the consumer experience by enabling app developers to embed network services (such as billing) within an application.
The news follows last year’s decision to integrate initiatives from the Wholesale Applications Community into the GSMA.
Doro has revealed two new easy-to-use mobile phones at Mobile World Congress this week.
The Doro PhoneEasy 622 is a clamshell feature phone. It’s Doro’s highest-spec feature phone, offering a home-screen weather application and the ability to record video via the 2 megapixel camera.