FASTTAKES: Unicom, Apple, Facebook, Telstra, Vibo, Cisco

FASTTAKES: Unicom, Apple, Facebook, Telstra, Vibo, Cisco

Staff writer  |   September 28, 2010
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China Unicom plans to raise $1.82b in a five-year convertible bond issue.
 
Apple has quietly delayed the launch of the revamped Apple TV , and is issuing refunds for people who paid for expedited shipping.
 
Facebook probably won't pursue an IPO until after late 2012, as it plans to follow the Google model of going public very late, according to a company board member.
 
Telstra has launched a web-based self-service platform for wireless M2M services.
 
Taiwan's Vibo Telecom has contracted ZTE to replace its existing W-CDMA infrastructure with SDR-based HSPA+ equipment.
 
Cisco's announcement it will unveil a new consumer product next month has led to speculation it will launch a consumer version of TelePresence videoconferencing.
 
Orange Business, Cisco, EMC and VMware have formed the Flexible 4 Business alliance, which will offer end-to-end cloud services for enterprises.
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