Webwire: Telkom-3 to launch in '11; Kodak appeals patent fight

Dylan Bushell-Embling
28 Mar 2011

Telkom to launch third satellite in 2011

Indonesia's PT Telkom has revealed plans to launch its third satellite, the $200 million Telkom-3, at the end of this year.

Tempo Interactive

Kodak patent fight with Apple, RIM under review

Kodak may receive more than $1 billion in royalty payments if it manages to overturn its loss in a patent battle against Apple and RIM over picture preview technology, which the US ITC has now decided to review.



IPv4 addresses grabbed by Microsoft

Microsoft snapped up 666,624 IPv4 web addresses from the defunct Nortel Networks for $7.5 million,, prompting speculation a lucrative gray market in the outgoing web addresses is emerging.


Korea takes up Japan slack

Korea is reaping the benefits of a slowdown in Japanese consumer electronics components production caused by the recent natural disasters in the country.

Wall Street Journal

US may seek WTO sanctions against China

The US may seek sanctions from the WTO against China, after deciding the nation hasn't done enough to comply with US demands to rectify the alleged problem of China's restrictions on media works creating demand for pirated goods.


TeliaSonera to sue Turkcell chairman

TeliaSonera is preparing a lawsuit against Turkcell chairman Colin Williams, arguing that he is not independent because he has been blocking vital corporate governance issues. TeliaSonera is the largest shareholder in Turkcell but cannot exercise control due to its ownership structure.

MySpace loses 10m users in a month

MySpace lost over 10 million users worldwide between January and February, according to comScore, prompting speculation News Corp may try to get rid of the social network.

BBC News

Has a new tech bubble developed?

The soaring valuations of web companies such as Facebook and Twitter has raised fears that a new tech bubble has emerged, and could burst in a repeat of the first dot-com crash.

New York Times

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