Orange

  • Confirmed: Orange acquires 49% of DailyMotion for €59 million, rest to follow

    Rumors have been flying around for the last week about a possible acquisition of DailyMotion, the French-born equivalent of YouTube. And the first half of the 2-part transaction has just been confirmed; Orange will acquire roughly 49% of the company for approximately €59 million (€58.8 million) with the rest to follow shortly. Advent Venture Partners, an investor in DailyMotion since… Read More

  • An American iPhone In Paris

    An American iPhone In Paris

    For the past 10 days, I’ve been in Paris. A few of us were there to cover the LeWeb conference, which was great, but I decided to stick around for a little while longer as I heard the city is amazing. Spoiler alert: it is. But I wasn’t on vacation, I was working. I had all my tech with me — including the best travel computer ever, the new MacBook Air, and even this thing. And… Read More

  • Orange UK tells iPhone 4 buyer delivery was delayed due to 'antenna problems'

    As you’re no doubt aware by now, some iPhone 4 owners have been reporting poor reception and even dropped calls when holding the device by its metal frame, which doubles as the device’s antenna. Now TechCrunch reader Philip Gradwell checks in to tell us that Orange UK has delayed the delivery of the iPhone 4 he had ordered earlier this week because of the antenna… Read More

  • Orange UK Tells iPhone 4 Buyer Delivery Was Delayed Due To ‘Antenna Problems’

    As you’re no doubt aware by now, some iPhone 4 owners have been reporting poor reception and even dropped calls when holding the device by its metal frame, which doubles as the device’s antenna. Now TechCrunch reader Philip Gradwell checks in to tell us that Orange UK has delayed the delivery of the iPhone 4 he had ordered earlier this week because of the antenna… Read More

  • Orange Amplifiers announces computer / guitar amp combo

    I can understand how you might be playing your guitar one day, then coming to the realization, “Hey! This thing just puts out electrical signal. I should be able to plug it right into my computer!’ Now your dreams can be a reality with Orange Amplifiers’ new OPC small form-factor desktop. Read More

  • Orange, OpenX team up to establish pan-European ad exchange ecosystem

    France Telecom / Orange is partnering with OpenX to launch Orange Ad Market, a brand new online advertising marketplace tailored to the European digital industry. Orange Ad Market will be operated by Orange and powered by OpenX in exchange for a share on every transaction that is made through the platform. The marketplace will allow all classes of buyers to compete for targeted impressions… Read More

  • Orange, OpenX Set Out To Build Pan-European Ad Exchange Ecosystem

    France Telecom / Orange is partnering with OpenX to launch Orange Ad Market, a brand new online advertising marketplace tailored to the European digital industry. Orange Ad Market will be operated by Orange and powered by OpenX in exchange for a share on every transaction that is made through the platform. The marketplace will allow all classes of buyers to compete for targeted impressions… Read More

  • France Télécom / Orange Exec Confirms Apple Tablet Is On The Way

    Apple is doing a fine job keeping shush about the tablet computer it has been working on for several years and which is due to be announced later this month in California. But just in case anyone was still in doubt about its imminent launch, France Télécom / Orange executive Stéphane Richard this morning confirmed on air that the device is to debut in the ‘next couple of… Read More

  • Orange, Twitter sign European partnership – tweets by SMS just the start, Twitter on TV could follow

    Social Networking continues to be the killer app for mobile and Twitter is no exception. Loved by both handset makers and mobile networks alike the microblogging service is seen as a potential driver in selling more expensive handsets and those potentially lucrative data plans. It’s therefore not all that surprising to learn that Orange and Twitter have formed what’s being described… Read More

  • Orange UK announce iPhone launch date and tariffs – a price war it isn't

    [UK] Orange UK will begin selling the iPhone on November 10th, just eight days time. But it won’t usher in the price war that many had predicted (although I wasn’t one of them) now that 02’s exclusive has ended. Instead, Orange have chosen almost without exception to match its rival’s existing iPhone pricing. The retail monopoly has been broken but Apple’s… Read More

  • iPhone no longer exclusive to O2 in the UK, heads to Orange ‘later this year’

    Some pretty big iPhone news to share with y’all this morning: the iPhone will no longer be exclusive to O2 over in the UK, becoming available on Orange “later this year.” So for all of you in the U.S. who one day hope to see the iPhone on a different wireless provider (like, say, Verizon Wireless, differences between CDMA and GSM notwithstanding), well, you now have a precedent. Read More