Ofcom is reported to be delaying its plans to auction radio spectrum that could be used for 4G mobile phone services.
The auction was originally planned for earlier this year but is now unlikely to take place until late 2012.
Voice technology company Nuance has acquired Swype, which launched its simplified on-screen text input service three years ago.
Swype was founded by Cliff Kushler and Randy Marsden.
Analyst firm Berg Insight says the number of mobile application downloads worldwide will grow at a compound annual growth rate of 56.6% between 2010 and 2015 to reach 98 billion.
In addition, ‘direct’ app store revenue from paid applications, in-app purchases and subscription services will grow at a CAGR of 40.7% from €1.6 billion last year to €8.8 billion in 2015.
Everything Everywhere and BT Wholesale have started their live trial of next generation 4G LTE broadband in the UK.
The two companies are working with Nokia Siemens Networks and Huawei to provide wireless broadband to around 200 customers in the St Newlyn East and south Newquay area of Cornwall.
Samsung Electronics is filing preliminary injunction motions in France and Italy, asking the courts to block the sale of Apple’s iPhone 4S.
It claims two patents involving 3G Wideband Code Division Multiple Access (WCDMA) standards are infringed by the new Apple device.