Webwire: MS to add m-payment to WP; True $428m rights issue

Dylan Bushell-Embling
30 Mar 2011

Microsoft to add m-payment to Windows Phone

Microsoft will include m-payment features in the next version of Windows Phone, in a bid to keep up with Google's Android, according to insiders.


True shares fall on $428m rights issue plan

Shares in Thailand's True Corp fell 1.8% on Tuesday, a day after it announced a rights issue to raise up 13 billion baht ($428.4 million) to finance a 3G expansion and repay debt.



NBN Co picks IBM for OSS/BSS integration

Australia's NBN Co has tapped IBM to serve as the prime OSS/BSS systems integrator for the National Broadband Network.

The Australian

Apple, MS hire linguists in app store trademark war

Both Apple and Microsoft have hired linguists to provide expert testimony in their legal spat to determine whether Apple is entitled to have trademarked the term “app store.”

Wall Street Journal

Firefox 4 launches for Android, Maemo

Mozilla has launched Firefox 4 for Android and Maemo in 10 languages. The company claims the new release is up to three times faster than the stock Android browser.

Huffington Post

Cisco buys newScale to augment cloud offerings

Cisco has acquired self-service IT software provider newScale for an undisclosed sum, and plans to use the purchase to bolster the products in its cloud services portfolio.

The Register

Warner Bros targeted in protest of $75tr suit

Warner Bros' website was taken down briefly in an attack by Anonymous, in protest of the studio's involvement in a lawsuit seeking $75 trillion in damages from file sharing company LimeWire.


Spotify apologizes for malware ad

Online music site Spotify yesterday issued an apology to users for allowing a malware-infected ad to run. The malicious code mimicked a Microsoft anti-virus site, and could infect a machine with no user input.


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