Apple just lost a $533 million patent case to Smartflash this week, and now Ericsson is likewise suing the company in a patent dispute.
Yes, it seems US and UK spy agencies tried to snoop on people's smartphones, the company says. But privacy and security harm to users is limited by Gemalto's own network security and newer encryption used on modern networks.
Designed for lower-end Android devices and developing smartphone markets, Lite is a small app for 2G networks.
Nokia made a better-than-expected profit in 2014 as it transforms after selling its phone business to Microsoft.
Made for phones with limited space and connectivity, this may be the lightest version of Facebook for Android yet.
The shared data plan, initially available to only four smartphones in Virgin's lineup, will allow individuals to customize on the fly how much data each member users.
The Simply Prepaid plan puts T-Mobile in direct competition with its own prepaid arm, MetroPCS, which may actually still provide a better value for some.
Microsoft's new Lumia 532 and Lumia 435 further bulk up its low-end and help it reach new customers around the globe.
The wireless carrier will focus first on rural and suburban areas. "We've come a long way with this," says CTO Neville Ray.
The T-Mobile reseller debuts a new rate plan with unlimited talk, text and a small bucket of data.