Could the UK Supreme Court decision cause the demise of global Frand licensing?

A recent decision by the UK Supreme Court on Frand licences may initially appear to favour owners of standards essential patents and stimulate global Frand licensing, but could in the longer term have the opposite effect...

By Tim Ball 23 Sep 2020


Phones 4 U collapses in UK putting jobs on the line

LONDON, UK: British mobile phone retailer Phones 4U has collapsed into administration, putting more than 5,500 jobs at risk, the group said.

16 Sep 2014


Security fears prompt Manchester United to ban laptops

LONDON, UK: English Premier League club Manchester United announced it wasbanning supporters from bringing laptops and tablets into the Old Trafford stadium because of public security fears.

14 Aug 2014


Supercomputer so good it's almost human

LONDON, UK: A Russian supercomputer posing as a 13-year-old boy has convinced judges it is human, becoming the first to pass the "Turing Test" in a historic moment in artificial intelligence developer, scientists said.

11 Jun 2014


Tesco unveils its own tablet computer

LONDON, UK: Britain's biggest retailer Tesco has unveiled its first tablet computer, as the supermarket chain seeks to boost flagging sales in its domestic market.

26 Sep 2013


First 'ethically-made smartphone' is a risk

LONDON, UK: A device billed as the world's first ethically sourced smartphone was unveiled in London this week and despite thousands of pre-orders its designer says the project remains a huge gamble.

20 Sep 2013


IBM, Adobe... The race is on...

LONDON, UK: Ovum reveals IBM and Adobe are ahead in the race to become the enterprise digital marketing platform provider of choice.

23 Aug 2013


Comment: The launch of the Nokia 1020

LONDON, UK: Malik Saadi, Principal Analyst at Informa, says the Nokia 1020 is smashing all camera innovation records but it will not be successful without a huge marketing boost.

15 Jul 2013


Informa comments on Facebook mobile announcement

LONDON, UK: Malik Saadi, Principal Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media, comments on Facebook's mobile announcement.

5 Apr 2013


Increase in IT spending predicted in 2013 for EMEA CIOs

PARIS, FRANCE / BERLIN, GERMANY / WARSAW, POLAND / LONDON, UK / UAE: Research commissioned by Riverbed reveals that 71% of CIOs are increasing investment in IT.

20 Mar 2013


Ovum comments: Samsung Galaxy S4 launch

LONDON, UK: Samsung today announced the latest in its Galaxy S series of phones, the Galaxy S4. Jan Dawson, chief telecom analyst at Ovum, provides this initial reaction.

16 Mar 2013


Sprint launches three LTE smartphones

LONDON, UK: Sprint has announced the launch of three LTE smartphones for its Virgin Mobile USA and Boost Mobile prepaid brands, making it, it claims, the first tier-1 operator in the US to market LTE services to prepaid customers. Sara Kaufman, telco strategy analyst at Ovum comments:

4 Mar 2013


comScore releases the '2013 Mobile Future in Focus' report

RESTON, US: comScore, Inc, a global leader in digital measurement and analytics, has released the 2013 Mobile Future in Focus report.

27 Feb 2013


Informa comment: The new Acer smartphone

LONDON, UK: Julian Jest, Research Analyst at Informa Telecoms & Media comments on the new Acer smartphone.

21 Feb 2013

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