Webwire: Huawei wins injunction against ZTE; Google sued for $13b

Dylan Bushell-Embling
12 May 2011
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Huawei wins injunction against ZTE

Huawei has won an injunction prohibiting ZTE from selling certain USB modems, as part of the patent battle between the two companies.

The Register

BusinessWeek

Google sued for $13b over Google Books

Three French publishers are suing Google for $13 billion, claiming that thousands of their works were scanned for Google Books without their permission.

The Age

China's Tencent lifts Q1 profit 61%

Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings grew its first-quarter profit 61% to 2.87 billion yuan ($428.2 million) due to success at its online games business.

Bloomberg

Cisco flags more job cuts after Q3 profit slump

Cisco has foreshadowed plans to cut more jobs after reporting an 18% slump in profit for its third quarter to $1.8 billion. The number of job reductions will depend on how many employees are willing to take the early retirement packages the company plans to offer.

Wall Street Journal

NTT Com buys control of second Aus company

Japan's NTT Com has purchased a 70% stake in Australian IT infrastructure, consulting and managed services provider Frontline in its second major Australian acquisition.

Delimiter

Denmark's TDC to buy Onefone for $60m

Denmark's TDC will buy Onefone for up to 313 million Danish kroner ($59.5 million) in a bid to defend its market leadership in its domestic market.

Reuters

Argentina plans spectrum auction in 2H

Argentina's government has announced plans to auction off up to 35MHz of 1900MHz spectrum in each of three service areas - as well as 7.5MHz of 850MHz frequencies in one – in the second half of the year.

Dow Jones

Google lobbies in US for self-driving cars

Google has hired lobbyists to press Nevada lawmakers to pass legislation that would allow for the licensing and testing self-driving cars, such as the fleet it has been trialling.

New York Times

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