Webwire: More Indian scandals; iPad 2 in production?

Dylan Bushell-Embling
09 Feb 2011
00:00

India hit with more spectrum scandals

India has been hit by two fresh telecom scandals, involving the granting of free mobile broadband spectrum to the nation's space agency, and state-owned BSNL appointing BWA franchisees without charging an upfront payment.

Economic Times

iPad 2 already in production?

Sources claim Apple has already started production of the successor to the iPad, which will be lighter, thinner and have more processing power, memory and a faster graphics chip.

The Wall Street Journal

Android flagged to be worth $1.3b by 2012

Analysts predict that Android could earn Google up to $1.3 billion in advertising revenue by 2012 from an estimated 133 million users. But this would be just 4% of Wall Street's revenue forecast for the year.

Forbes

Vodafone scores global Nexus S distribution deal

Vodafone has secured a global distribution deal, including an Australian exclusive, for the flagship Nexus S smartphone designed by Google and developed by Samsung.

The Age

Orange dumps DoubleClick for OpenX

France's Orange has revealed it will drop Google's DoubleClick in favor of rival OpenX for online advertising across all its operating countries, in a sign the smaller player is becoming a serious contender in the market.

Reuters

Catholic Church approves confession app

The Catholic Church has approved a new iPhone app that allows worshippers to confess their sins online, although the developer stresses it is not intended to replace confessional booths entirely.

BBC News

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