Vodafone and Three plan to merge in the UK in a $19B deal (if regulators approve)

The mobile market in Europe and the U.K. — once orchestrated to be ripe ground for competition — has been on a long-term course of consolidation, and the latest chapter in that story was m

Vodafone confirms merger talks with Three UK in a ‘no cash’ deal to scale up in 5G

Another major piece of mobile M&A appears to be in the works in the U.K. Today, Vodafone confirmed that it was in merger discussions with Three UK, a carrier owned by CK Hutchison, to accelerate t

Razer raises $50-100M from Horizons Ventures, inks phone JV with Three

Razer, the gaming company that acquired the Robin smartphone maker Nextbit earlier this year, is now opening the curtains on the next steps to make a deeper move into the mobile space. Razer has annou

Shine Signs First European Carriers To Its Network-Level Ad Blocking Tech

The ad-blocking wars are stepping up a gear today as mobile network-level ad blocker startup Shine has announced it's signed its first European carriers to roll out its tech.

This Week On The TC Europe Podcast: 4G In Europe, Twitter’s New French Office And European Exits

It’s already the second episode of our weekly radio show! This is the TechCrunch Europe Podcast, wherein we European writers discuss tech news, as well as what’s happening in our startup s

Google’s Nexus 4 Coming To Three In The UK December 13 On Contract And Pre-Paid Plans

Google is bringing the Nexus 4 to another carrier in the UK, expanding availability to Three after debuting the device with O2 as its initial partner in that country. The Android 4.2-powered smartphon

Skype phone lands in the UK

Good news for our readers across the pond today. Skype and mobile provider 3 have partnered on a handset that will allow you to make free Skype calls using your account. Bearing a striking resemblance

Nvidia Does SLI Threeway

It had to happen. Just when you’ve saved up enough money for dual-SLI cards, Nvidia is going to announce the availability of SLI x3. Rumor has it Nvidia will be announcing the new technology som