Webwire: India roaming deal in doubt; Sony PSN attacked again

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13 Oct 2011
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Bharti, Vodafone, Idea roaming deal in jeopardy

An arm of the Department of Telecom is pressing to have the 3G roaming deal between Bharti Airtel, Vodafone Essar and Idea Cellular declared illegal, on the grounds it allegedly infringes license terms.

Economic Times

Sony suspends PSN accounts after new attack

Sony has suspended around 93,000 PlayStation Network accounts, and asked the owners to reset their passwords, in the latest attempted cyber attack on the service.

New York Times

Longtime Motorola CEO Robert Galvin dies

Robert Galvin, who had served as CEO of Motorola for almost three decades and was the son of company founder Paul Galvin, has passed away at the age of 89.

Huffington Post

Apple under pressure to pay dividend

Apple is under growing pressure to return some of its cash horde of around $75 billion to investors by way of a dividend payout.

Reuters

BlackBerry outage spreads to some NA users

The disruption plaguing BlackBerry messaging services has spread to some users in North America, RIM's largest market, and has dragged on for a third day.

Bloomberg

Universal, Comcast dump still-in-theater VOD plan

Under threat of a movie theater boycott, Universal Studios and Comcast have abandoned plans to charge $60 for VOD rental of a still-in-theaters movie, days after the trial of the model was announced.

Reuters

Vodafone NZ launches AR promotion

Vodafone NZ has developed a free app that will allow Android and iPhone users to demo augmented reality, by triggering a music playback by holding their phones up to special T-shirts to be worn by employees at the company's stores.

My Joy Online

Samsung subverts AU iPhone 4S launch with $2 phones

Samsung has set up a temporary store in Sydney meters from Apple's official store in the city, where it is selling Galaxy S II phones for A$2 in the lead-up to the Friday Australian launch of the iPhone 4S.

Sydney Morning Herald

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