Webwire: Taobao in monopoly probe; Huawei mulls cloud deals

Staff writer
02 Nov 2011

China's Taobao in monopoly probe

Chinese online shopping portal Taobao is under investigation by industry regulators over allegations of operating a monopoly.

China Daily

Huawei mulling cloud M&As, partnerships

Huawei is considering making some acquisitions or forging partnerships to help boost its cloud computing software capabilities, according to the company's CTO.


iPhone 4S to launch in South Korea Nov 11

SK Telecom and KT both plan to launch the iPhone 4S in South Korea on November 11.


Nokia tests free Wi-Fi

Nokia is trialling a network of 26 free Wi-Fi hotspots in London that can be accessed from any brand of compatible handset, however users face stringent restrictions on access speed.

The Telegraph

China Mobile signs 5m iPhone users

China Mobile has signed up close to 5 million Wi-Fi-only iPhone users in the last four months, despite having yet to reach a deal for Apple to make a version for its TD-SCDMA network.

Boy Genius Report

Nokia plans US smartphone re-entry next year

Nokia plans to push for a re-entry into the US smartphone market early next year, introducing WP7 devices through multiple carriers, according to CEO Stephen Elop.


Rocker attacks Apple

Who guitarist Pete Townshend claims Apple is draining the lifeblood from the music industry by destroying the value of copyright.

Rolling Stone

RIM forms outage investigation team

RIM has formed what it is calling a “SWAT team” to investigate the causes of the recent three-day BlackBerry outage, in a bid to restore confidence in its services.


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