Webwire: ZTE Q1 profit grows 23.5%; Intel has high hopes for phones

Staff writer
telecomasia.net
China's ZTE has reported a 23.5% increase in Q1 profit, but this was substantially below the average of several analysts' estimates.
 
Intel expects to become a “big player” in the mobile phone industry within the next five years, according to CFO Stacy Smith.
 
Thai mobile operators have endorsed the government's draft framework for the upcoming 3G auction.
 
Internet pioneers Vint Cerf, email inventor Ray Tomlinson and web inventor Tim Berners-Lee are among 33 inductees in the Internet Society's first ever Internet Hall of Fame.
 
The Obama administration has threatened to veto a security bill that would allow US companies to share information about cyber threats, citing concerns it infringes on privacy by allowing internet companies to share information about customers' browsing habits with federal agencies.
 
Nokia has delayed the launch of its flagship Windows Phone smartphone, the Lumia 900, as a result of stronger than expected demand for the handset in the US.
 
Google is seeking car industry partners to help further its plan to have self-driving cars on US roads “much sooner than the next decade,” but may also consider giving the technology away.

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