Ericsson and Samsung have reached a multi-year agreement on global patent licenses between the two companies, including patents relating to all cellular technologies. The cross-license agreement covers sales of network infrastructure and handsets from January 1, 2021.
Boku and French mobile services providers SFR, Orange and Bouygues Telecom, have signed a partnership to launch mobile identity products aimed at protecting consumers against cyber-hacks, account takeover attacks, SIM swap attacks, and other forms of digital fraud.
The US Supreme Court has sided with Google against Oracle in a long-running copyright dispute over some of the code used in Android.
Ofcom has appointed Elizabeth Partyka as the new Chair of its Advisory Committee for Scotland, and Gerry Crawley as a new member. Ofcom’s Advisory Committee for Scotland provides advice to Ofcom about the interests and opinions of people living in Scotland on all communications matters.
Nokia has been announced by Ethisphere Institute as one of the World’s Most Ethical Companies for the fourth year in a row. In 2021, 135 honourees were recognized spanning 22 countries and 47 industries.
Microsoft has joined an informal coalition with four European publisher lobbying groups to draft and propose regulations that "mandate payment" for news content by "gatekeepers that have dominant market power,".
John Bell & Croyden pharmacy – which has remained open through two world wars and the Spanish Flu – has today opened its doors to its first patients as part of the NHS’ vaccination programme rollout.