A Hong Kong company has filed a lawsuit against Apple over the rights to the iPad name, claiming it still holds a trademark for the name registered in 2000. Proview Technology is seeking either $1.6 billion in compensation, or for Apple to drop the name.
Norway's IT minister has met with India's telecom minister in a bid to protect Telenor's investment in the Indian market, following the cancellation of subsidiary Uninor's and other operators' 2G licenses. Russia's communications minister also plans to express her concerns over the cancellation of Sistema subsidiary Sistema Shyam's license.
Yahoo chairman Roy Bostock and three other directors have announced plans to step down, weeks after the resignation of co-founder and former board member Jerry Yang.
Japan's NTT will buy back 166.5 billion yen ($2.17 billion) of its own shares from the Ministry of Finance, taking the government's stake in the operator down to the minimum allowed 33.3%.
Google plans to send letters to standards bodies assuring that it will license Motorola Mobility patents on FRAND terms, sources claim, in a bid to gain support in convincing regulators to sign off on the Google-Motorola merger.
Britain-based bittorrent search engine BTJunkie has decided to voluntarily shut down, weeks after the US takedown of Megaupload.
US-based Trendnet said it is working on firmware updates to fix a major security exploit allowing any web user to access live footage from thousands of Trendnet home security cameras.
Indonesia's ICT ministry plans to crack down on anonymous Twitter users posting attacks on public figures, threatening legal charges and accounts suspensions for the authors.
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