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Orange teams with utility Engie to expand electricity grid in Africa

Orange and France-based energy utility Engie have signed a partnership covering plans to expand the rural electricity grid in Africa as well as improve the supply of energy to Orange's infrastructure in the region.

Swatch, Visa plan NFC-enabled smart watch for 2016

Swiss watch maker Swatch teamed with Visa and its Visa Europe subsidiary to enable NFC-based contactless payments on its forthcoming Bellamy smart watch.

Nokia Networks and Polkomtel partner for Wi-Fi calling in Poland

Polkomtel is gearing up to become the first mobile operator in Poland to offer Wi-Fi calling after it teamed up with Nokia Networks to trial the vendor's voice-over-Wi-Fi (VoWi-Fi) technology.

TeliaSonera hails success of 'ambitious' Norwegian merger

TeliaSonera said the merger of its Norwegian operations with Tele2 Norway could be judged a success, with almost 300,000 former Tele2 customers electing to become subscribers of its NetCom brand in six months.

Report: Almost 4,600 miles of UK roads have no 2G coverage

The RAC Foundation said Ofcom data shows mobile coverage on UK roads is patchy, almost 4,600 miles of roads unable to receive basic 2G signals.


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App sessions growth in Europe is 12 percent higher than those in the U.S. based on data tracked over the past year by Flurry. The Yahoo-owned service recently published it's first "deep dive" based on 725,000 apps across 564 million devices in Europe.


It doesn't matter how big of a company you are, when you release a major new product, you hope customers will be happy. Suffice it to say, the developers in the Twitterverse are pretty excited about what Google has done with Android 2.0.