US telco giant AT&T has slashed the contract subsidised price of the HTC First, the first smartphone to come with the Facebook Home interface pre-installed, from $US99 to just US99 cents within weeks of its launch.
Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop has been criticised by angry investors at the company’s annual general meeting in Helsinki, with shareholders attacking his 2011 decision to use Microsoft’s Windows Phone platform on the company’s smartphones.
Telstra has secured 700 MHz and 2.5 GHz licences, in spectrum space originally used for analogue television, in an Australian Communications and Media Authority auction for a bid price of $1.302 billion.
The chief executive of Acer has again slammed Microsoft over its Windows RT-based consumer Surface tablets, saying his company sees “no value” in developing a tablet based on the current version of the platform.
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