Everything Everywhere hit by £249m loss

UK 4G provider Everything Everywhere has reported a pre-tax loss of £249m, as the mobile operator was hit by slow end of year sales and regulatory cuts. The firm, which runs Orange and T-Mobile in the UK and a joint venture between Deutsche Telekom AG and France...

Is Apple working on an iWatch?

Apple is working on an ‘ iWatch’ follow-up to its phone and tablet range, but rival Samsung is also looking at wrist-based connectivity, according to the latest round of press rumours. According to a report, last week in the New York Times, Apple is rumoured to have...

Mobile cinema goers ‘are biggest movie fans’

Mobile-connected moviegoers are bigger movie enthusiasts than the average US moviegoer, according to Nielsen NRG’s 2012 American Moviegoing report. Today, with the help of their smartphones and tablets, moviegoers can stay on top of the latest movie trends in real...

Mobile got ‘12% of video ad views in 2012’

Mobile video ad views in the US soared last year, growing to 12% in 2012 compared to 2% in 2011, with the majority coming from Apple’s iOS devices, according to a new report. The research, from Freewheel, found that 60% of all mobile video viewing is done on iOS...

Yahoo to cut mobile apps from 75 to 12

Yahoo boss Marissa Mayer has announced plans to cut down on its smartphone apps, as the company looks to boost its advertising through more targeted campaigns. The move will see Yahoo prune its portfolio of mobile applications from the current 75 programmes to about a...

4G ‘to account for 30% of operator revenues by 2017’

4G LTE revenues are set to grow rapidly, reaching more than $340 billion by 2017 globally, compared to just over $75 billion this year, according to a new report. The study, from Juniper Research, indicates that this figure will represent approximately 31% of total...

Ofcom could use older mobile airwaves to boost 4G

Ofcom is considering proposals to use parts of the radio spectrum currently used for older mobile services to run 4G, in a bid boost high-speed mobile access in the UK. The move follows requests from Vodafone and 3 to run 4G mobile services over the airwaves they use...

RIM rebrands as Blackberry, unveils BB10 smartphone

Research in Motion has rebranded under the name ‘Blackberry’, as the Canadian smartphone maker looks to regain lost market share to Android and Apple with its new BB10 device. The two new flagship devices are the Z10, a sleek smartphone with a 4.2-inch display, and a...

Apple targets business users with 128GB iPad

Apple has launched a 128GB version of its iPad, as the firm looks to rival Microsoft’s upcoming Surface Pro tablet designed for business users. Set to go on sale on 5 February in the UK, the 128GB iPad doubles the storage found in Apple’s present highest...

Android extends lead in US mobile market

Samsung, Google and Apple continue to extend their dominance of the US mobile market, according to new data. comScore has released data from the comScore MobiLens service, reporting key trends in the U.S. mobile phone industry during the three month average period...

Mobile trends: Samsung sold most mobiles in 2012

Samsung accounted for one in four of all mobile phones shipped worldwide last year, but Apple had the fastest sales growth, according to new research. The study, from research firm Strategy Analytics, found that Samsung shipments rose nearly 20% to 396.5 million. The...

Internet regulation: Google sued over iPhone tracking

Google is being sued by a group of web users in the UK for undermining the security settings on Apple’s Safari browser to track online usage covertly. The move means that some 10 million Britons could have grounds to launch a privacy claim over the way Google...