This week Ericsson picked up Nortel's wireless assets and Microsoft and Yahoo finally did a deal.
The Nortel carve-up began as Ericsson paid $1.1 billion to outbid Nokia Siemens for its North American CDMA business.
Microsoft and Yahoo teamed up in search. The two companies will use the Bing search engine while Yahoo will lead the sales effort.
iPhone manufacturer Foxconn paid compensation to the family of a young worker who killed himself after being accused over a missing iPhone prototype.
Alcatel-Lucent clocked up a surprise profitto asset sales and said it would break even this year.
The Australian government tapped former Alcatel-Lucent exec Mike Quigley to head up its NBN company.
Damage to the SAT-3 cable, which runs from Portugal to South Africa, has cut internet and voice services to much of west Africa.
TTK tripled bandwidth on its trans-Siberian cable.
Apple said that jailbroken iPhones could pose a threat to mobile networks.
Leaked photosgave an early glimpse of Microsoft's Answer Bar retail store.
And Greenpeace dropped a message from William Shatner into HP employees' voicemail boxes to complain about the company's use of toxic materials.