Webwire: LGE said to slash o/s mobile staff; Yahoo «fucked me over»: Bartz

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09 Sep 2011
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LGE said to cut 30% of overseas mobile staff

LG Electronics will cut 30% of international staff from its mobile unit, according to an unsourced Korean report.

Reuters

Yahoo board “fucked me over”: Bartz

Due to a non-disparagement clause in her contract, ousted Yahoo CEO Carol Bartz may have just cost herself $10 million by using an interview to call the rest of the Yahoo board “doofuses” who “fucked me over.”

Fortune 12

PTCL FY11 profit shrinks 20%

Pakistan's PTCL has reported a 20% decrease in FY11 profit, as a result of shrinking margins, but reported signs of a rebound by the final quarter.

The Express Tribune

Google uses enough electricity for 200k homes

Google's data centres use electricity equivalent to a quarter of the output of a nuclear power plant, enough to power some 200,000 homes. But the company argues that on a per-user basis, the consumption is low, and that its enabling technologies reduce consumption in the bigger picture.

New York Times

Axis hands Huawei network expansion deal

Indonesia's Axis has awarded Huawei's local subsidiary a $500 million deal to help double the operator's network capacity, through the installation of 5,000 HSPA base stations.

Jakarta Globe

Twitter scales up advertising efforts

Twitter will start pushing paid promoted tweets to a wider number of users, instead of the current practice of only providing them to those choosing to follow the brands.

Reuters

VeriSign fuels takeover speculation

VeriSign has pulled out of two planned appearances at investment conferences, leading to speculation that the company is in takeover talks with at least one prospective buyer.

Bloomberg

DoCoMo to launch two LTE tablets

Japan's NTT DoCoMo has unveiled two tablets it will offer on its Xi LTE network, as well as new flat rate data pricing plans. Bot the tablets and the plans will debut next month.

Nikkei

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