Webwire: HTC worth more than Nokia; Essar wants $700m extra from Vod

Dylan Bushell-Embling
08 Apr 2011

HTC surpasses Nokia by market value

HTC has overtaken Nokia by market value to become the world's third most valuable smartphone maker worth around $33.8 billion.

Financial Times

Essar seeking $700m kicker in Vodafone sale



Economic Times

Dell tips $1b into cloud services

Dell will spend $1 billion to establish 10 new data centers around the world that will provide public and private cloud services, as well as new facilities and staff to help promote and sell the services.


Viacom, Time Warner trade suits over mobile TV

Media conglomerates Viacom and Time Warner Cable have sued each other in a battle to determine whether cable companies have the right to distribute TV programming on iPads and other mobile devices.


AT&T, Verizon must open networks to rivals

US operators AT&T and Verizon will have to let smaller rivals use their respective mobile networks for data, instead of just voice services, under new rules recently approved by regulator FCC.


Twitter users send 155m tweets per day

Twitter is now being used to send out 155 million tweets per day, up from 55 million just one year ago.


Facebook launches Open Computing Initiative

Facebook has teamed up with hardware firms including AMD, Dell, HP and Intel to launch the Open Computing Initiative, an attempt to encourage collaboration on designs for servers and data centers.

Dow Jones

Telstra sells $1b worth of 10-year bonds

Australia's Telstra has sold $1 billion worth of 10-year bonds to be used to refinance debts - likely including the repayment of bonds due next year - and for general funding.

The Australian

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