At a Jan. 21 event Microsoft will be showing off the mobile version of its forthcoming Windows 10 operating system, according to a ZDNet report.
Sprint parent SoftBank plans to clear out most of the staff of its Silicon Valley offices, according to a Reuters report, following SoftBank's aborted effort to merge Sprint with T-Mobile US.
Samsung Group decided to keep J.K. Shin as one of the three co-CEOs of Samsung Electronics and maintain his role as the head of the company's important mobile division. There had been rumors that Shin might lose his position as a result of weakness in the company's smartphone business, but Samsung appears to be staying the course as it works to revitalize sales and profits.
Samsung Electronics may remove co-CEO J.K. Shin as the head of the company's key mobile division, according to a Wall Street Journal article, a move that would strip him of the co-CEO title.
Apple plans to bundle the Beats Music subscription streaming music service it acquired earlier this year into its iOS software, according to reports from the Financial Times and the New York Times.
Samsung Electronics is planning to spend several tens of millions of dollars to develop short-form video content for a new mobile product, according to a report from The Information.
Apple is going to start selling its Apple Watch in the spring of 2015, according to an internal company communication leaked to 9to5Mac. The report, citing an unnamed source's transcript of a video message sent by Apple retail chief Angela Ahrendts, said the launch will come after the Chinese New Year and in the spring, which is a little later than some had expected.
América Móvil once again had to quiet speculation that it is interested in acquiring T-Mobile US. Just as the company was forced to do in the second quarter, the Mexican-based telecoms giant addressed rumors of a deal on its quarterly conference call; CEO Daniel Hajj said the company is not in talks with T-Mobile.
Verizon Wireless is still in love with "Droid." The carrier sent out invitations for a media event Oct. 28, where it is expected to launch a new Droid-branded Android smartphone from Motorola Mobility, rumored to be called the Droid Turbo.
Google will release a 5.9-inch phablet later this month designed by Motorola Mobility as its latest Nexus smartphone, according to a Wall Street Journal report.