Apple prepares mid-March iPhone launch; Telefónica UK seeks London Underground marketing boost

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> Apple was tipped to launch a new 4-inch iPhone in mid-March. 9to5Mac report

> Telefónica UK teamed with marketing company Exterion Media to gather data on subscribers using London's Underground. Exterion Media release

> MTN Nigeria offered subscribers free access to Uber's taxi service in Lagos. BizTech Africa report

> Tele2 Russia appointed Sergey Emdin as its new CEO, replacing Mikhail Noskov. Tele2 Russia release

And finally…Jan. 1 1970 -- the year the iPhone died. Guardian article