KDDI quarterly profit shrinks 17%
KDDI has reported a 17% slump in December quarter profit 54.2 billion yen ($698 million), despite a 5.7% increase in revenue to 902 billion yen.
Break fee knocks AT&T to $6.7m Q4 loss
US operator AT&T swung to a $6.7 billion fourth quarter loss, mostly due to the break-up fees associated with the company's failed $39 billion takeover bid for T-Mobile USA.
Singapore NG-NBN connections hit 100k
The number of connections to Singapore's NG-NBN fiber network has reached 100,000, or roughly one in ten households, according to data from network operator OpenNet.
Congressman asks for Google privacy probe
India's Uninor launches NLD with TTSL
Telenor's Indian subsidiary, Uninor, has launched a national long distance service in the nation using capacity leased from Tata Teleservices.
Google+ age requirement lowered to 13
Google has opened its Google+ social network to 13-17 year olds - except in South Korea, Spain and the Netherlands – bringing its age requirements in line with chief rival Facebook. Previously users had to be at least 18 to sign up.
South Africans lead continent's Twitter use
South Africans are the African continent's most prolific tweeters, followed by Kenyans and Nigerians, according to research from Portland Communications and Tweetminster.
Android's share of tablet market hits 39%
Android's share of the global tablet market grew to a record 39% in the fourth quarter, Strategy Analytics estimates, but the iPad is still well ahead with a 58% share.
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