Dave Golding from Cellebrite talks about the company's new diagnostic tool. It uses the Cellbrite Touch tablet device to identify and fix faults, which enables retailers to reduce the number of suspect handsets they send for repair.
The Mobile Marketing Association has announced an updated version of the MMA Universal Mobile Ad Package, which details the ad formats it’s recommending as industry standards for mobile web and in-app advertising.
It follows a consultation period launched in December.
Virgin Media has announced financial results for the final quarter of 2011 and for the full year.
Revenue was up 3% to £4 billion for the year, while annual operating income was up 67.8% to £540 million. The company revealed its first annual profit with net income of £76m for the year.
Vodafone has published quarterly results for the three-month period ending 31st December 2011.
Reported revenue for the group decreased by 2.3% to £11.6 billion, although this is said to be equivalent to an ‘organic’ 1.6% year-on-year increase when acquisitions, exchange rates and inter-company changes are factored in. Group service revenue was up by an organic 0.9% but mobile termination rate cuts contributed to this being a reported 3.2% drop.
Researchers at the Horst Görtz Institute for IT-Security at Germany’s Ruhr University Bochum have cracked the A5-GMR-1 and A5-GMR-2 encryption algorithms of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute.
The ETSI algorithms, which are used for satellite telephones, were breached within an hour.