News links for 28 February 2013
Huawei Plans Firefox OS Phone - Ina Fried - Mobile - AllThingsD
"Although Huawei is among the manufacturers touted by Mozilla as committed to building Firefox OS devices, the Chinese company’s chief says he has doubts as to how successful the new operating system will be.
“Whether the consumers will accept it or not, it is difficult to say,” Huawei Device Chairman Richard Yu said Wednesday during an interview at the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona.
Carriers, he said, are eager to have alternatives to iOS and Android. It is easy to understand that, Yu told AllThingsD. “But whether this can be very successful or not, it is too early to say.”"
T-Mobile Loses More Contract Customers, Awaits MetroPCS Deal Cosure - Ina Fried - Mobile - AllThingsD
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