The Advertising Standards Authority has ruled that a number of recent Tesco Mobile advertisements were likely to cause "serious and widespread offence".
Newspaper ads, digital outdoor posters and a Twitter post were investigated after 52 complaints.
No longer 'Mobile Communications' but MX (Mobile eXperience)
Samsung Electronics has renamed its mobile business, describing this as "the start of a new chapter to accelerate innovation to offer more personalized experiences to its users".
Dixons, PC World and Team Knowhow also disappear
Technology retailer Dixons Carphone plc is going to rebrand its Currys PC World, Carphone Warehouse, Team Knowhow and Dixons Carphone operations. From October 2021, the Currys name will be used across the business.
Mobile phone brand Alcatel Onetouch, part of Hong Kong-based TCL Communication, is changing its name to just ‘Alcatel’.
The company says it is simplifying its name, simplifying its message and streamlining its devices.
EE’s ‘Orange Wednesdays’ two-for-one cinema ticket deal will end next year.
The offer, which was launched by Orange ten years ago before becoming known as ‘EE Wednesdays’ after Orange and T-Mobile merged, is due to close on 25th February 2015.