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    AT&T touts Q2 contract customer growth Edit Post

    US number two operator AT&T said that Q2 saw its highest contract subscriber gains for five years, although it lost some prepaid customers and falling ARPU took its toll on mobile service revenue. For its Wireless unit, segment income was $4.3 billion, down 7.7 per cent, on operating revenue of $17.93 billion, up 3.7 per cent. Service ...
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    Microsoft unveils first sub-€100 Lumia smartphone Edit Post

    Microsoft announced a new entry-level addition to its Windows Phone-powered Lumia device range in the shape of the €85 Lumia 530, following its decision to shelve the Nokia X line which competed at a similar price point. The device is also a successor to the popular Lumia 520, which was previously identified as the subject of ...
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    EC renews fact-finding efforts around Google's Android tactics — ... Edit Post

    The European Commission (EC) is extending an investigation into Google’s business practices around Android by sending out new requests for information to handset makers and other involved parties, according to The Wall Street Journal. The move comes a year after a group of companies including Microsoft and Nokia filed an antitrust complaint with the EU, alleging ...
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    Vodafone updates on Spanish fibre plans Edit Post

    Vodafone Group said it had updated an agreement with Orange Spain regarding a joint rollout of fibre-to-the-home, following the completion of its deal to acquire Ono today. While the total number of homes and businesses to be jointly accessed by the two companies will remain at three million by September 2015, the pair will now build ...
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    Broadcom winds down cellular baseband business at expense of 2,50... Edit Post

    Semiconductor firm Broadcom has given up on finding a buyer for its cellular baseband business, preferring instead to wind the unit down and cut losses. CEO Scott McGregor, during Broadcom’s second-quarter results conference call with analysts, said the decision “enables us to focus on our core strengths that much more quickly”. Broadcom also announced it had cut 250 sales and ...

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    Nokia set for strong year-end, following devices exit Edit Post

    Nokia reported workmanlike numbers for the second quarter of 2014, as it transitioned to being an infrastructure-led business following the sale of the bulk of its loss-making handset business to Microsoft. “This performance, along with the many conversations I have had with customers, partners, employees and others in my first quarter as CEO, gives me a ...
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    Apple relies on iPhone for strong performance Edit Post

    Apple reported record revenue and profit for the quarter ended 28 June, as strong iPhone sales played a major part, while iPad sales continued to falter. Revenue for the company’s fiscal third quarter was $37.4 billion, a 6 per cent year-on-year increase. Net profit was $7.7 billion, up 12 per cent from the equivalent quarter last ...


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    Microsoft CEO: mobility “goes beyond” devices Edit Post

    Microsoft head Satya Nadella (pictured) argued that “mobility for us goes beyond just devices”, as the company reported its first set of quarterly results since its acquisition of Nokia’s devices and services unit. Following last week’s announcement that 12,500 staff related to the former Nokia business are in the firing line, the CEO said: “While we’re ...