Webwire: Google disavows Carrier IQ; Samsung denied French iPhone 4S ban

Staff writer
09 Dec 2011

Google disavows Carrier IQ

Google has stated it neither works with or supports Carrier IQ, the network analytics software at the center of a privacy storm, which has been associated with Android since the video was posted showing it operating on an Android-powered HTC phone.


Samsung denied iPhone 4S ban in France

Samsung has lost a lawsuit seeking an injunction on iPhone 4S sales in France on patent violation grounds. Apple lost a court bid for an injunction on Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales in the US last week.


Iran blocks US virtual embassy site

A web-based US “virtual embassy” to Iran has been blocked for the nation's internet users, less than a day after the site went online.


OnLive launches Android, iOS clients

US-based cloud gaming start-up OnLive has launched new Android and iOS clients for its streaming service, which allows users to play games being run on OnLive servers via a video feed.

New York Times

Telstra submits revised separation plan

Australia's Telstra has submitted a revised proposed separation undertaking for approval by the ACCC after tweaking it at the competition regulator's behest. But the ACCC has indicated that there are still “outstanding concerns” to be resolved.

Dow Jones Newswires

Yahoo wins lawsuit against lottery scammers

Conmen from Thailand and Nigeria have been ordered to pay Yahoo $610 million for using the company's name in a fake lottery scam, but it is unlikely that the company will see a dollar of the penalty.

BBC News

Google TV in most new sets by mid-2012: Schmidt

Google CEO Eric Schmidt has made a bold prediction that by the northern hemisphere's Summer next year, the majority of TVs sold in stores will come embedded with the Google TV platform.

Paid Content

Apple posts updated “spaceship” campus plans

Apple has provided more details and updated concept renderings of its planned 2.8 million square foot “spaceship” campus.

Sydney Morning Herald

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