Webwire: Samsung may merge Bada with Tizen; Yang leaves Yahoo

Staff writer
18 Jan 2012

Samsung may merge Bada with Tizen

Samsung is considering - but has not yet decided - whether to merge its Bada mobile OS with the open-source, Linux-based MeeGo successor Tizen.

All Things Digital

Yahoo founder Jerry Yang resigns

Yahoo co-founder Jerry Yang has left the company suddenly, just weeks after the appointment of new CEO Scott Thompson. Reports also indicate more board members could soon join Yang in resigning.


All Things Digital

RIM rises on Samsung rumors

RIM’s stock price surged 5.6% in early trading yesterday in response to reports Samsung is eying a takeover of its Canadian rival.


ZTE looks to China, US for smartphone growth

ZTE expects the Chinese and US markets to be key to its smartphone ambitions, according to the vendor's head of handset strategy, Lv Qianhao.


Globe named Philippines' most popular ISP

Globe Telecom has been named the Philippines' most popular internet service provider in a survey from Yahoo SEA and Nielsen. The study also found that the Philippines is the only country in the region where female internet users outnumber males (by 57% to 43%).

Manila Times

Facebook fingers alleged cyber scammers

Social network Facebook is naming and shaming five men it accuses of developing malicious code that took over users' accounts. Security firms estimate the men made $2 million from the scam.

The Telegraph

Netflix investors turn on bosses

The management team of movie streaming firm Netflix is accused of misleading shareholders about its financial state in a lawsuit filed by investors. The suit claims company bosses cashed in shares before earnings information went public.

The Guardian

Nissan launches self-healing iPhone case

Nissan has launched a scratch-resistant iPhone case that also has a self-healing polyrotaxane paint finish, which is capable of repairing some scratches.


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