Webwire: Facebook may plan $10b IPO; OTE to sell Telekom Srbija stake

Webwire: Facebook may plan $10b IPO; OTE to sell Telekom Srbija stake

Staff writer  |   November 30, 2011
telecomasia.net
A source claims Facebook is planning a $10 billion IPO at a price that would value the company at over $100 billion.
 
Greece's OTE is in talks to sell its 20% stake in Telekom Srbija back to the Serbian government, to help raise funds to shore it up during the Greek recession.
 
Private equity firms Thomas H Lee Partners and Silver Lake Partners are considering competing bids to acquire Yahoo, with Silver Lake to backed up by Microsoft, according to two sources.
 
A hacker group calling itself TeamPoision has published over 100 email addresses and passwords it claims to have stolen from a United Nations agency. But the UN claims no active passwords are on the list, which dates back from 2007.
 
Australia faces depleting the supply of mobile numbers with the nationwide 04 prefix by 2017 – some 10 years earlier than originally anticipated – due to increasing demand for mobiles, tablets and other SIM-enabled devices.
 
Microsoft has produced a HTML5 mobile website designed to mimic the interface of Windows Phone 7.5, to give users on competing platforms such as Android and iOS the ability to try out the UI and attempt to convince them to jump ship.
 
Scientists say men shouldn’t worry about research suggesting the use of Wi-Fi on laptops can damage sperm, though they do recommend further investigation.
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Toyota has unveiled a new concept car modeled after a smartphone, complete with a whole-body display and touchscreen doors.
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