Mobile Minutes: YouTubers protest ad policy; EU on ad blocking; Google’s Pixel phones; Samsung’s mobile recovery
Mobile phone networks should not block adverts, says EU
Plans by mobile phone operators to block adverts for customers across their networks are in doubt after the EU said they breached net neutrality legislation.
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Google said to unveil new phones, 4K Chromecast next month
Google is expected to host a media event next month that will focus on several hardware announcements, including new Pixel-branded phones and a 4K Chromecast, Android Police reported late Thursday.
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Samsung mobile recovery suffers blow as Galaxy Notes catch fire
The recovery in Samsung Electronics’ mobile business suffered a blow on Thursday as reports of exploding batteries forced the firm to delay shipments of Galaxy Note 7 smartphones, and knocked $7 billion off its market value.
Read more on CNBC