News@5: Nokia Smartphone Sales, Open Source Consortium Lodges Project Canvas Complaint & myFry App

Nokia has reaffirmed its status as the biggest smartphone manufacturer in the world, saying that it is currently selling more than 260,000 smartphone worldwide each day. This is more than Android and iOS combined, according to its executive vice president and general manager of Markets unit, Niklas Savander.

The Open Source Consortium has urged UK telecom and media regulator Ofcom to study the impact Project Canvas may have on the hardware and software markets. The BBC led Project Canvas is slated to hit the market in the first half of 2011, under the name YouView.

Stephen Fry has released his autobiography as a hardback, e-book and iPhone application simultaneously. Fry, a comedian, broadcaster and gadget lover, has launched his latest memoirs 'The Fry Chronicles', as an e-book, traditional hard copy and as an iPhone app

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has claimed that the Facebook privacy concerns were blown well out of proportion. The founder and CEO of Facebook believes that the privacy concerns raised by advocacy groups and users across the globe have been blown out of proportion

A report published by the Consumer Expert Group has blasted the UK government's plans for a digital radio switch over by 2015. The CEG, which comprises of representatives of Age UK, the Royal National Institute for Blind People and the Voice of the Listener and Viewer, called for a "full cost benefit analysis from a user perspective" of the whole project.