Webwire: $27m package for Yahoo CEO; HTC, Motorola profits hit

Staff writer
09 Jan 2012

New Yahoo CEO gets $27m pay package

Yahoo will hand new CEO Scott Thompson a $27 million pay package, including a $1 million salary and stock incentives currently worth $22.5 million.

The Australian

Handset pressures hit HTC, Motorola profits

HTC has reported its first quarterly earnings decline for two years, and Motorola Mobility missed estimates with its own quarterly results, as a result of the pressures on their respective handset businesses.

Wall Street Journal

Iran enacts internet cafe monitoring laws

The Iranian government has issued regulations requiring internet cafe operators to install security cameras, start requiring their customers to register and to log their online activities.

Wall Street Journal

Unicom offers free iPhone 4S on 3-year contract

China Unicom plans to offer a 32GB iPhone 4S for free on a three-year, $45 per month contract, and the 16GB model for about $60 on a two-year contract.

Huffington Post

Samsung loses bid for Italy iPhone ban

An Italian court has thrown out a Samsung lawsuit seeking an injunction on iPhone 4S sales in Italy, in the latest development in the international patent war between Samsung and Apple.


LG teases details of Google TV-enabled set

LG has provided details of its planned Google TV integrated LG Smart TV, which the company plans to debut at this week's CES trade show.

Advanced Television

Google fined in France from autocomplete suit

A French court has fined Google $65,000 in response to a lawsuit from insurance company Lyonnaise de Garantie, filed because the search engine's autocomplete feature brings up the French word for “crook” when the company's name is entered.

Ars Technica

Huawei hires three in global expansion drive

Huawei has hired a new VP of international media affairs, as well as new PR executives in the UK and France, as part of its international expansion ambitions.

Holmes Report

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