Webwire: China accused of economic espionage; NEC may build gear in India LG plans smart TV SDK; Yahoo

Webwire: China accused of economic espionage; NEC may build gear in India LG plans smart TV SDK; Yahoo

Staff writer  |   October 05, 2011
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US congressman Mike Rogers, the head of a House intelligence committee, has accused China government of conducting cyber economic espionage on an “intolerable level,” and called for nations to “band together” to coerce China to stop.
 
NEC plans to spend around 1 billion yen ($13 million) to set up a wireless equipment plant in Chennai, India, to produce equipment targeted at the market, according to reports.
 
Samsung may abandon plans to launch the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia unless it wins court approval to launch it in the next two weeks, as missing the important holiday sales period would render the tablet “dead” in the market, claim lawyers representing the company in the battle against Apple.
 
Sources say Yahoo is preparing to partly open its books to facilitate a potential sale of the company, including possibly a piecemeal carve-up, but it also exploring the possibility of forging a partnership deal instead.
 
LG Electronics will this week launch an LTE smartphone - the Optimus LTE – in South Korea for the first time. The vendor launched an LTE handset in North America earlier in the year.
 
Qatar Telecom has announced a $5 million project to deploy nearly 900 LTE base stations in its domestic market. The operator completed an LTE trial earlier this year.
 
HP has chosen Bethany Mayer to lead up the company's networking business unit, in an in-house promotion.
 
LG has unveiled a new smart TV app platform software development kit, which has been optimized for Adobe developers in a bid to lure them on to the platform.
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