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    Micromax cool on Pantech speculation — report Edit Post

    Indian handset maker Micromax poured cold water on speculation that it is looking to acquire a stake in South Korean smartphone maker Pantech, according to The Economic Times. A Micromax executive told the publication that the company had been approached by Pantech but was not “enthused” by the prospect of such a deal, with the matter ...
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    Amazon '3D' smartphone confirmed by "multiple trusted sources" - ... Edit Post

    Speaking to “multiple trusted sources”, BGR said it could confirm that Amazon was working on a smartphone with ‘3D’ functionality as reported earlier by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).  Sources added that the new Amazon phone would include a total of six cameras to create the ’3D’ imaging effect. Other details are a Qualcomm Snapdragon processor and 2GB of ...
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    Google Glass updates include KitKat, but video calls scrapped Edit Post

    Google has announced a series of updates to its Glass eyewear, but it’s the arrival of KitKat that it describes as the most exciting. By using the latest version of Android, Google says that not only is battery performance improved but it also makes Glass “more reliable and easier to update in the future”. Moreover, because of ...
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    Telefonica makes spectrum concessions on E-Plus deal - report Edit Post

    Telefonica has offered some spectrum and roaming concessions to the European Commission (EC) in a bid to clinch approval for its proposed €8.6 billion takeover of KPN’s E-Plus in Germany, according to a confidential document seen by the Financial Times (FT). “We have presented the commission with a proposed set of remedies we believe strongly foster competition and ...
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    Warid not among 3G/4G spectrum bidders in Pakistan Edit Post

    The country’s four largest mobile operators – Mobilink, Telenor, China Mobile and PTCL – have signed up for Pakistan’s forthcoming auction of 3G and 4G spectrum, according to the country’s regulator. The auction is set to start next week (23 April). But for-sale Warid Telecom – the country’s fifth player – has not put itself forward ...

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    Google buy to boost network coverage in emerging markets Edit Post

    Google agreed to acquire Titan Aerospace, a start-up developing solar-powered drones, in a move that could boost future efforts to spread internet access around the world, particularly in emerging markets. Google told Mobile World Live that Titan’s “lightweight solar atmospheric satellites” could help the company solve problems it has been focused on for some time, “including ...
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    Mozilla names interim CEO Edit Post

    Mozilla has named longtime employee Chris Beard (pictured) as its interim CEO, as the company continues its search for a permanent recruit following the scandal around Brendan Eich’s resignation earlier this month. “Chris has been a Mozillian longer than most,” chairwoman Mitchell Baker wrote in a blog. “I have relied on his judgement and advice for ...


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    Ericsson CEO hails dramatic shift from hardware to software/services Edit Post

    Ericsson is far less reliant on hardware than it used to be. Speaking at the company’s AGM, CEO Hans Vestberg (pictured) said hardware accounted for around a third of Ericsson’s revenue during 2013 – an enormous drop from the 73 per cent share in 1999. Software and services, 14 years ago, comprised 27 per cent of ...