India's internet user-base had surpassed 112 million by the end of September – up 26% from a year ago – according to the Internet & Mobile Association of India.
Vodafone has taken a £450 million ($725.3 million) write-off on its Greek operations, but still expects full-year operating profit to be at the top end of its forecast.
Taiwan's HTC and Chinese social media company Renren have jointly launched a new high-end smartphone in China, the Daren, which comes integrated with social networking features.
A cybersecurity researcher who discovered a way to sneak malware on the Apple App Store has had his app developer license pulled by Apple in response.
FY11 was another record year for customer complaints in Australia, with the number of submissions to the industry ombudsman growing by around 30,000. Vodafone Australia, with its high-profile network problems, accounted for around 80% of the increase.
Facebook has acquired a team of mobile technology developers from US startup Strobe, in an indication of the company's growing mobile ambitions.
Australia's Telstra has launched a new cloud computing portal for SMBs, consisting of a public- or private-facing virtual server and management portal.
Microsoft has constructed a six-story Windows Phone in New York City as a promotional gambit, and is using the installation to stage live events including concert performances and a life-sized Plants vs Zombies game.
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