First News Briefs: Qualcomm, Omnitracs, PlayPhone, Verizon, AT&T, Retriever Communications
Qualcomm Incorporated today announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell Omnitracs, Inc., a subsidiary of Qualcomm Incorporated, to Vista Equity Partners, a U.S.-based private equity firm. Subject to the terms and conditions of the definitive agreement, Vista will purchase Omnitracs for $800 million in cash.
PlayPhone announced the new HTC One and Enact by LG devices are hitting Verizon shelves with the PlayPhone-powered Games portal pre-loaded on them.
AT&T today announced beginning today it will launch Digital Life in Orlando along with five other markets: Providence, Virginia Beach, Rochester, Buffalo and Syracuse.
Retriever Communications, a global provider of mobile field force automation, announced it will leverage the location platform from HERE, a Nokia business, into its applications and mobile cloud for global positioning and mapping service.