Webwire: India internet users top 112m; Vodafone takes Greek charge

Staff writer
09 Nov 2011
00:00

India internet user-base passes 112m

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.

TechCircle

Vodafone takes $725m Greek charge

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.

Financial Times

HTC, Renren jointly launch phone in China

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.

Wall Street Journal

Apple pulls dev license from security guru

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.

Huffington Post

Aust telco complaints hit new record high

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.

Canberra Times

Facebook acquires mobile technology team

Facebook has acquired a team of mobile technology developers from US startup Strobe, in an indication of the company's growing mobile ambitions.

Reuters

Telstra launches cloud services for SMBs

Australia's Telstra has launched a new cloud computing portal for SMBs, consisting of a public- or private-facing virtual server and management portal.

The Australian

Microsoft builds six-story Windows Phone

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.

MSNBC

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