FASTTAKES: Vocus, Motorola, Dell, 3 Macau, Yahoo, Acer

Staff writer
17 Sep 2010
00:00

Australian wholesale operator Vocus Communications has launched PacificIX, an internet peering service for ISPs, operators and hosting providers in Sydney and Auckland.

Motorola has acquired location-based software and technology developer Aloqa for an undisclosed sum. Motorola will fold its purchase into its Mobility unit.

Dell may invest over $100 billion in China over the next 10 years, starting with the opening of a major China operations and manufacturing center in Chengdu next year.

3 Macau has today launched dedicated iPad data plans. The no-contract plans range from 500MB for 108 pataca ($13.50) per month, to an unlimited allowance for 238 pataca per month.

Yahoo’s advertising head David Ku has resigned after eight years with the firm. Ku launched the firm’s Panama search platform and played a key role in arranging an alliance with Microsoft, Techcrunch reports.

Chinese vendor Acer is reportedly working on a rival to Dell’s Streak device, which will run the latest version of Google’s Android operating system and use a Snapdragon or Nvidia processor, according to Brighthand.com.

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