Android shipments to top 1B by 2013; German subs use mobile more than TV

> Global mobile messaging traffic will double by 2017 to 28.2 trillion annual messages, according to Juniper Research. Article

> Cumulative Android smartphone shipments will exceed one billion in 2013, according to IHS iSuppli. Release

> Kosovo's government called for bids for a 75 per cent stake of its biggest public company, Kosovo Post and Telecom, hoping to earn €300 million from the sale. Article

> The average mobile Web user in Germany spends more time on their mobile devices, than watching TV, according to a survey commissioned by the mobile ad agency InMob. Article

> Consumers in Belgium bought more than one million smartphones in the first seven months of 2012, a surge of 78 percent on the year before. Article

And finally…  "Digital rubberneckers" on the rise in the UK. Who are they? Drivers who feel the need to use their phones to film/photograph serious crashes on the motorway. Article