FASTTAKES: Facebook, Maxis, Microsoft, Extelcom, Citibank, Mediatek

Staff writer
13 Jul 2010

Facebook has agreed to place a “panic button” on its website to help UK children to report possible abuse to authorities.

Maxis CEO Sandip Das told Business Times he expects the firm’s non-voice mobile and fixed-line business to be in the region of about 50% by 2012.

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer said forthcoming release of tablet devices based on Windows 7 would be “terribly important” for the company.

Extelcom has won a court case challenging rival Multimedia Telephony’s claim that it should be granted the Philippines fifth and final 3G license, says Business Inquirer.

Citibank in Malaysia is aiming to double its mobile banking customers to 250,000 by 2012, in the wake of the launch of its new m-banking platform, reports Business Times.

Taiwan mobile chip firm Mediatek has joined the Open Handset Alliance (OHA), the Google-led industry group that supports the Android OS. OHA has 71 members.

Microsoft has announced that Dell, Fujitsu and Hewlett-Packard will sell its Azure cloud-computing operating system.

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