This week dozens of Indian operators face the loss of their 2G licenses, while Twitter’s valuation soared.
Twitter raised another $200 million in a round that valued the company at $3.7 billion – nearly four times higher than its last round 15 months ago.
Nokia capped a miserable year with the news that its flagship E7 device wouldn’t be ready until after Christmas and plans to cut 800 jobs in Finland.
Nokia Siemens and T-Mobile USA won backing from 3GPP for an HSPA+ upgrade that could deliver up 670 Mbps in bandwidth.
It was revealed that Apple, Oracle, EMC and other tech titans were a part of the Microsoft-led group that bought Novell’s patent portfolio last month.
PT Telkom held talks on buying Cambodia's CamGSM in a possible $500 million deal.
PLDT expected to spend $683 million on its fixed and mobile networks in 2011.
Worldwide service provider capex is on track to decline 3% in 2010, said Infonetics.
Hackers broke into media group Gawker – the company behind Gizmodo and other titles – stealing more than a quarter of a million passwords, and announcing the feat on Gawker's own Twitter feed.
Time magazine editors named 26-year-old Facebook chief Mark Zuckerberg as “Person of the Year,” while readers voted overwhelmingly for Julian Assange.
And in a historic ruling in a UK court, a magistrate allowed reporters covering the Assange hearing to send out tweets as long as they “did not disturb” proceedings.
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