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FASTTAKES: RIM, Apple, PLDT, NSN, Huawei, Nokia

Staff writer  |   October 12, 2010
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India's home ministry has set a new deadline of January 31 for RIM come up with a solution to enable state surveillance of all BlackBerry services.
 
Apple has limited iPhone 4 customers in China to one per purchase, in an attempt to limit scalping.
 
PLDT will spend 1.5 billion pesos ($34.4m) to roll out an extra 500 base stations in order to bridge coverage gaps in remote areas of the Philippines.
 
The Australian government may force customers who wish to keep a home phone to connect to the NBN.
 
NSN has won a contract to provide its M2M platform to Zhenjiang City in China. Zhenjiang aims to use the platform to aid its transformation into a “high-tech city.”
 
Apple has trademarked its “there's an app for that” catchphrase associated with its iPhone and app store.
 
Huawei has launched an app store platform for telecom operators, the Digital Shopping Mall, that will include apps for operating systems such as Android, Windows Mobile and Symbian.
 
Nokia has launched its second Symbian^3 smartphone, the social networking-centric C7, at price at €335 ($465).
 
The number of active US venture capital investment firms plunged 47% in 1H10, as a result of the drought in technology IPOs, according to Ernst & Young.
 
ZTE has showcased its LTE-advanced equipment, demonstrating downlink peak rates of over 1Gbps, at the P&T/Expo Comm China in Beijing.
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