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Podcast - 24th September 2014

This week's podcast begins with the latest news from Phones 4u, where hundreds of jobs have been saved but there are a large number of redundancies as well.

Iain, James and Mark then talk about new products from Amazon, BlackBerry and Panasonic, mobile payment innovation from Indonesia and the UK, the acquisition of IoT specialist Neul and Apple's updated privacy policy.

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Panasonic announces Android device with 1-inch 20 megapixel camera sensor

Panasonic announces Android device with 1-inch 20 megapixel camera sensor

Panasonic has used the Photokina photography trade show in Germany as a stage to announce its new Panasonic DMC-CM1 device.

It’s equipped with a 20 megapixel one-inch camera sensor, putting it on a similar level to standalone cameras, yet also runs Android 4.4 on a 2.3GHz quad-core chip and has a 4.7-inch HD screen.

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Nokia Networks to buy Panasonic's mobile base station business

Nokia Networks - formerly known as NSN - has agreed to acquire Panasonic’s 3G and LTE base station system business.

The deal is expected to be finalised next month.

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Panasonic and Sharp both forecast annual losses

Panasonic Corporation has reported quarterly and half-year results, with sales down and losses growing despite an increase in operating profit.

Consolidated group sales for the second quarter decreased by 12% year-on-year to 1,823.7 billion yen and the net loss was 698 billion yen compared with a 105.8 billion yen loss in the same quarter a year ago.

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Today's podcast: UK mobile payments, new smartphones, cheaper call charges and more

This week’s podcast from The Fonecast starts with a look at Barclays Pingit, the new UK mobile payment service that’ll let almost anyone send and receive money from a smartphone. We then move on to Ofcom’s plans to cut mobile termination rates before discussing camera technology, new handsets, patents, NFC tickets and plenty of other topics.

As always, you can listen to the programme on our website audio player, via iTunes, by using our RSS feed or by downloading the MP3. Alternatively, take advantage of the Android, iOS or webOS Stitcher Radio app and stream the podcast to your mobile phone.

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