KaiOS, the feature phone platform startup, raises a modest $3.4M to train its sights on growth in Africa

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Smartphone shipments have been declining in what has been a rough year for mobile handsets, and that’s meant even more pressure on an already-precarious sliver of the mobile market: feature phones. Today, one of the players in that space, the feature phone operating system startup KaiOS, is getting a small financial injection that both speaks […]

KaiOS, the feature phone platform startup, raises a modest $3.4M to train its sights on growth in Africa by Ingrid Lunden originally published on TechCrunch

Lynk may beat Starlink and Apple to the punch as FCC approves its space-based texting

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SpaceX and T-Mobile may have hogged the headlines with their flashy pre-announcement about Starlink connectivity last month, and Apple last week, but Lynk has been putting in the work and may very well steal their lunch with a satellite-to-phone connection that already works — with any device out there. In fact, they just got FCC […]

Lynk may beat Starlink and Apple to the punch as FCC approves its space-based texting by Devin Coldewey originally published on TechCrunch

UK’s antitrust watchdog finally eyes action on Apple, Google mobile duopoly

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The UK’s competition watchdog has published its final report on a comprehensive, year-long mobile ecosystem market study — cementing its view that there are substantial concerns about the market power of Apple and Google which require regulatory intervention. Back in December, its preliminary report on the market study also identified concerns and discussed potential remedies…