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Carphone Warehouse buys Mobiles.co.uk

Carphone Warehouse buys Mobiles.co.uk

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The Carphone Warehouse has acquired Mobiles.co.uk for an undisclosed amount. The mobile phone website which was established 11 years ago has beaten Carphone in various awards it seems to be a case of if you can't beat 'em, buy 'em. As the first mobile... >>

Half a billion wiped off Nokia's value following battery scare

Half a billion wiped off Nokia's value following battery scare

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Following yesterday's news of a battery recall affecting 46 million mobile phone batteries from Nokia, the company has taken a hit on the stock market. Over a half a billion pounds (or more, accurately £557m) was wiped off Nokia's stock market value... >>

Microsoft buys aQuantive for its biggest ever $6 billion purchase

Microsoft buys aQuantive for its biggest ever $6 billion purchase

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Microsoft has purchased aQuantive in its biggest and most expensive acquisition to date. The $6 billion buy gets Microsoft a major presence in the online digital advertising market. aQuantive has three divisions, Avenue A | Razorfish, Atlas Solutions... >>

Fujitsu Siemens dumps handhelds, blames smartphones

Fujitsu Siemens dumps handhelds, blames smartphones

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Fujitsu Siemens is to "exit" the handheld and handheld navigation business by the end of the year. Citing a dwindling market, the manufacturer will fulfill current running projects and customer demands. In a statement issued today the company said: "The... >>

Coming soon "YouTube killer" wins $100 million in funding

Coming soon "YouTube killer" wins $100 million in funding

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The new video website venture from News Corp and NBC, said to be a potential "YouTube killer" has landed some impressive funding. The not-yet-named site (but we bet they've got some major marketing minds brainstorming right now) known only as project... >>

Special "Bourne" franchise film comp offers with MOTO Z8 on O2

Special "Bourne" franchise film comp offers with MOTO Z8 on O2

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The MOTO Z8 loaded with the Bourne Identity, has begun to ship today with O2. Motorola, Universal and O2 have teamed together so that consumers choosing the MOTO Z8, and signing up to any O2 tariff, will win one of the following: 1. One of ten pairs of... >>

Samsung to launch SGH-730i i-mode slider in Europe

Samsung to launch SGH-730i i-mode slider in Europe

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A day after reports come in suggesting that O2 is to scrap the mobile internet i-mode service due to, among other things, lack of decent handsets, it is reported that Samsung is to launch the i-mode compatible SGH-730i in Europe. The SGH-730i is a capable... >>

O2 stopping i-mode mobile internet service?

O2 stopping i-mode mobile internet service?

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The Guardian is reporting that O2 is going to be "dumping" its i-mode internet services in the UK. The paper cites low take-up and lack of decent handsets as the reason behind the decision. i-mode saw an expensive launch 2 years ago but has only managed... >>

O2 gets iPhone rumours resurface with talk of £178 million investment

O2 gets iPhone rumours resurface with talk of £178 million investment

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The rumours suggesting that O2 will be the operator to get Apple's iPhone in the UK have made a come-back. The original reports were denied by O2 and given the "no-comment" treatment by Apple. Intelligence from Thomson Financial, citing a Spanish newspaper... >>

O2 spokesperson issues UK iPhone deal denial

O2 spokesperson issues UK iPhone deal denial

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Following our previous story that claimed O2 were imminently going to be announcing an Apple deal giving them exclusive rights to the iPhone in the UK, an O2 spokeperson has said the following: "This is pure speculation and we are not expecting to announce... >>