Webwire: Google e-publishing; ZTE joins Nortel bid

Dylan Bushell-Embling
17 Feb 2011

Google follows Apple into e-publishing

Google has debuted a subscription service for newspapers and magazines, undercutting Apple's service - launched the day before - by taking just 10% of fees charged, compared to 30% for Apple.


ZTE to bid for Nortel 4G patents

ZTE has revealed it will make a play for Nortel's 4G wireless IP in the upcoming patent auction, in a move that will likely pit the vendor against its archrival, Huawei.


China Telecom hacks CDMA iPhone?

Employees at China Telecom claim to have hacked a Verizon Wireless CDMA iPhone to allow it to use the operator's network. While the company says the actions are not official, insiders say a universal solution is in development.

Wall Street Journal

Motorola expands focus back to Europe

Motorola Mobility plans to once more turn its attention to Europe, after years of scaled-back activities in the region due to financial troubles. Motorola's European market share has fallen to just 0.7%.

Financial Times

Android click fraud trojan uncovered

Security researchers have discovered a trojan hidden in pirated apps available on Chinese third party markets, which hijacks a victim's phone to stealthily perpetrate search-related click fraud.

Android Community

Anil Ambani quizzed in India's 2G probe

Anil Ambani, the Indian billionaire which controls Reliance Communications, has been questioned by federal authorities as part of the probe into the nation's 2G spectrum scandal.

Hindustan Times

Crown Fibre shortlists new bidder for UFB

Crown Fibre Holdings has selected a new company for priority negotiations for participation in New Zealand's Ultrafast Broadband rollout. Incumbent Telecom NZ now faces three rival bids for the project.

Crown Fibre Holdings

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