Webwire: Apple may unveil iPad 3 Mar 7; Sistema threatens India arbitration

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29 Feb 2012
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Apple expected to unveil iPad 3 on March 7

Apple has scheduled a media briefing on March 7, and is widely expected to use the event to announce the latest iteration of the iPad.

WSJ

 

Sistema threatens arbitration against India

Russia's Sistema has threatened to invoke an India-Russia Bilateral Investment Treaty to take the Indian government into international arbitration over the cancellation of JV Sistema Shyam's 2G licenses earlier this month.

Tamil News Network 

 

KT may walk from Telkom stake deal: analyst

A financial analyst group has predicted that KT may abandon a deal worth over $500 million to acquire a 20% stake in South Africa's Telkom, or seek to cut the purchase price, now that Telkom is facing a 3.25 billion rand ($431.5 million) antitrust fine for alleged abuse of market dominance.         

BusinessWeek 

 

Lightsquared CEO resigns after FCC ruling

Lightsquared CEO Sanjiv Ahuja has resigned in the wake of regulator FCC's decision earlier this month to block plans to deploy a 4G network using satellite spectrum. But Ahuja will retain the post of chairman.

Bloomberg 

 

PCCW 2011 profit slumps 16.6%

Hong Kong's PCCW will pay a 4% higher dividend for 2011, despite reporting a 16.6% decline in earnings for the year to HK$1.6 billion ($206.3 million).

The Standard 

 

Korea's KCC mulls privacy action against Google

The Korea Communications Commission is considering taking legal action against Google, over the changes to its privacy policy to allow it to consolidate user data across its products from March 1.

Korea Times 

 

Twitter adding sponsored tweets to mobile apps

Twitter plans to start rolling out sponsored tweets from promoted accounts across the social network's official mobile clients.

Wired 

 

Social media used to push drugs to youth: INCB

A new report from the International Narcotics Control Board (INCB) accuses illegal internet pharmacies of using social media channels to market both controlled and illicit drugs to young people.

Reuters 

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