FASTTAKES: Sony, KDDI, Macrovision, MCMC, eBay, Motorola

Telecom Asia Staff
Daily News

Sony and Toshiba have joined the Femto Forum, but have yet to detail any femtocell plans.

KDDI and Motorola will collaborate on the development of Google Andoid powered set-top boxes (STBs), displaying prototype set tops at this year\'s CEATEC 2009 trade show.

Macrovisionsaidit will acquire 100% of search tool provider Muze for $16.5 million.

The Malaysian Communications and Multimedia Commission (MCMC) is asking the nation\'s operators to register their interest in becoming a universal service provider (USP).

Auction site eBay is seeking to purchase South Korean online retailer Gmarket for up to $1.2 billion. eBay has already secured 67% of Gmarket.

Motorola said it would work with Earth Day Network and the Green Apple Festival to help inform US consumers about the importance of mobile phone recycling and re-use.

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