Lenovo: RIM acquisition comments were “out of context”

Lenovo: RIM acquisition comments were “out of context”

Chinese computer manufacturer Lenovo has said suggestions made by its CFO Wong Waiming that it is looking to buy RIM were taken out of context Lenovo has downplayed suggestions, made by its chief financial officer Wong Waiming last week, that it is interested in buying BlackBerry manufacturer RIM. Waiming reportedly told the World Economic Forum […]

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2011? Give us a Clue…

2011? Give us a Clue…

Mobile News polled 73 industry leaders for their views on the year ahead. The result is a sector fighting to renew itself, putting its entire focus on smartphones and data to arrest a decline in traditional revenues

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Cutting Room: Overlap of retail, trade and handset powers

Cutting Room: Overlap of retail, trade and handset powers

Carphone Warehouse appears set on a major move in box-shifting distribution in Europe. What are its chances? And what do recent industry appointments and business strategies tell us about the power play unfolding within the market?

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What ‘Mitch’ did next…

What ‘Mitch’ did next…

Mark Mitchinson has returned to UK mobile in a trading role at Carphoner. James Blackman and Michael Garwood gauge the industry’s puzzlement at his route back, and what precisely Carphone is plotting next

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2011 predictions: Virgin Media director of mobile Jonathan Kini

2011 predictions: Virgin Media director of mobile Jonathan Kini

Virgin Media director of mobile Jonathan Kini predicts 2011 will be the start of mobile's ingratiation into all other areas of electronics and everyday life

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2011 predictions: CCS Insight director Ben Wood

2011 predictions: CCS Insight director Ben Wood

CCS Insight director Ben Wood reckons O2 will overtake Everything Everywhere for revenue in 2011, and 3D phones will usurp tablets as the boom devices

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2011 predictions: HTC UK director Jon French

2011 predictions: HTC UK director Jon French

HTC executive director for UK, Ireland and South Africa Jon French discusses the new age of smartphones, and the coming trend for cloud computing

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2011 predictions: Phones 4U CEO Tim Whiting

2011 predictions: Phones 4U CEO Tim Whiting

Phones 4U chief executive Tim Whiting considers the trends in consumer retail in the year ahead, and how the industry is positioned to weather the continuing economic storm

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Sharp End: BlackBerry snaps up The Astonishing Tribe

Sharp End: BlackBerry snaps up The Astonishing Tribe

BlackBerry's purchase of The Astonishing Tribe (TAT) is massive for the Canadian phone market, reckons dealer Jez Harris, and might just enable it to update its old UI and compete better with Apple, Android and now Windows

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Cutting Room: 2010’s innovation and discipline

Cutting Room: 2010’s innovation and discipline

How should we view 2010, when we are still so close to it? It has been a year in which the mobile industry has developed in spite of the economic climate, as well as because of it. It has showed innovation and discipline.

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