Fujitsu restructuring could cut 2,000 jobs; BlackBerry says Canada, UK launches best ever

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> Fujitsu plans to restructure its semiconductor could potentially cut up to 2,000 jobs. Article

> A new study found that Apple and Samsung continue to consume most of the market's handset profits. Article

> BlackBerry said its new device launches in Canada and the United Kingdom were the company's best ever. Article

> New legislation would allow FCC commissioners to meet in private. Article

> T-Mobile USA said it hopes to launch the BlackBerry Z10 in mid-March. Article

> BlackBerry added former Sony Ericsson and Verizon executives to its board. Article

Mobile Content News

> Google is overhauling its AdWords platform to reach consumers across all device screens. Article

> NeoMedia's CEO spoke out against the mobile barcode slowdown. Article

> Mobile is no longer the second screen. Editor's Corner

Broadband Wireless News

> The WiMo Wi-Fi network in Tehran, Iran, has garnered 50,000-plus registered mobile device users after four months of beta testing, according to Telegeography. Article

> The National Telecommunications and Information Administration will distribute $121.5 million in grants to assist states in planning for the 700 MHz Band 14 LTE nationwide public safety broadband network. Article

European Wireless News

> More than 2.5 million handsets are now in use across France that are enabled with NFC Cityzi contactless technology. Article

> Telefónica Spain and Generali Insurance launched a car-tracking device with the aim of reducing the cost of insurance by monitoring driving habits. Article

And finally… A high-profile football lawyer filed a $1.95 million lawsuit against T-Mobile for improper charges. Article


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