FASTTAKES: Google, DT, Gartner, HP, Telkomvision, Verizon

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25 Oct 2010
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Google has admitted that its Street View cars downloaded private emails and passwords, breathing new life into the scandal. Previously it had said it had scooped up occasional fragments of personal data.

Deutsche Telekom has contractedNSN to roll out the world's first LTE network which uses digital dividend spectrum.

HP launched itself into the tablet market Friday, unveiling the Slate 500, a Windows 7 device with an nine-inch touchscreen priced at $799.

Global mobile voice and data revenue will hit $1 trillion per year in 2014, driven by new services including context, advertising, application and service sales, Gartner predicts.

PT Telkom affiliate Telkomvision has launched a pre-paid subscription TV service, allowing users to pay for TV packages month by month.

Verizon’sprofit slipped under the billion-dollar mark during the third quarter, falling from $1.18 billion to $881 million year-on-year, as sales fell 2.9% to $26.5 billion.

Microsoft will launch an online PC games store on November 15, promising simple navigation and purchase, and regular special offers.

Asus and Garmin could call off their dual-brand handset partnership after their contract expires in January, with Asus to resume production on Asus-branded phones, according to sources.

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