Thorsten Heins, who departed BlackBerry in late 2013, will now lead a wireless-charging company on the cusp of its global expansion.
Since spinning off from 21st Century Fox last year, News Corp. has been on an acquisition spree, snapping up a romance-novel publisher, two online business and now a real-estate listing website.
The separation, brought up by activist investor Carl Icahn in January, will include new management teams for both businesses.
As smartphones replace point-and-shoots, companies from Nikon to Fujifilm are scrambling to build premium product lines. That's great news for photo enthusiasts.
A Magid survey found more people report going to Google's video site to watch television shows than Netflix or Hulu.
The venerable Apple TV box received a minor update to version 7 software today. It offers a new Beats Music app, Family Sharing, and refined menu cosmetics.
Apple and Samsung continue to dominate smartphone makers, while Google's Android and iOS remain the top platform, according to ComScore, with the rest of the leaderboard ceding share to them.
FCC chairman Tom Wheeler tells industry not to expect a free ride on any of the major issues his agency is now considering, including megamergers, Net neutrality, and the upcoming incentive wireless auction.
Ralph de la Vega will now oversee the integration of the mobile and enterprise units, while Glenn Lurie will head the consumer mobile business.
Wireless consolidation may be taking a breather, but interest in T-Mobile appears to remain strong.