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Late News: Huawei Hires Former Nokia And Samsung Executive, Infoblox Updates DNS Appliances, Epson Unveils New Printer

Chinese mobile equipment maker Huawei has hired a former Nokia and Samsung executive to expand its devices business in the UK and Ireland. The company announced that Mark Mitchinson will be responsible for heading its UK sales and marketing divisions for mobile devices.

Consumer organisation Which? has advised the British government to implement the country-wide digital radio switchover after its user base exceeds 70 percent. If the government follows the advice it will delay the switchover five years, from the current target date 2015 to 2020.

Infoblox has updated its DNS appliances to allow web organisations to migrate to the IPv6 protocol from IPv4. The transition of new and existing websites to the IPv6 protocol as the world is about to run out of IPv4 address will soon become an industry wide norm.

Electronic Arts have moved to acquire Australian mobile phone games developer Firemint for an undisclosed sum. The acquisition, which will be completed within the next four weeks, will allow EA to move into the growing mobile phone and online games market.

Printing solutions provider Epson has unleashed the new Stylus Photo R2000 printer with 17ml ink cartridges. According to the company, the 8-color printer delivers high quality photo prints thanks to its Epson UltraChrome Hi-Gloss2 pigment ink, which is 50 percent more efficient when compared to previous models.