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News In Brief: BT, Apple, Bharti-Airtel, Alca-lu, China Telecom

The Irish Competition Authority has cleared BT Ireland’s sale of fixed-line customers and assets to Vodafone Ireland.

U.S. regulators to probe flash memory in leading smartphones

Regulators at the U.S. International Trade Commission revealed plans to probe flash-memory chips used in popular smartphones, such as Apple's iPhone and Research In Motion's BlackBerry Storm,

Pulling back the curtain on App Store approvals

Developers spend weeks, even months creating applications for Apple's iPhone--and Apple's staff reviewers spend just minutes deciding whether that app merits inclusion in the App Store. That's just

Lowenstein: Could Amazon outmatch iTunes with an Amazon App Store?

Rather quietly, Amazon launched a revamped version of their wireless store, AmazonWireless.com, in July. The focus is on sales of phones and accessories, and is a response to the success that other

Apple turned away Google app because it changes iPhone

Apple says it turned away the Google Voice app because it would have changed the workings of the iPhone.

Apple to FCC: We're still evaluating Google Voice app

Apple issued a response late Friday to the FCC's inquiry into Google's submission of its Google Voice app into the Apple App Store, explaining that the app has not been banned outright but was still

Apple iPhone 3GS vs. the Palm Pre: ChangeWave's survey

ChangeWave conducted a survey of Apple iPhone 3GS and Palm Pre owners between August 4th and 11th. A total of 198 Apple iPhone 3GS owners and 38 Palm Pre owners participated in this survey. Here are

Survey: iPhone 3GS users more satisfied than Pre owners

Now that the pre-launch hype and hoopla have passed, how do Apple iPhone 3GS and Palm Pre users feel about their devices? According to a ChangeWave Research survey conducted Aug. 4-11, 82 percent of

Report: Palm rejected Apple plea on job poaching

Former Palm CEO Ed Colligan rejected a 2007 offer from Apple CEO Steve Jobs for the two companies to quit hiring each other's employees, according to a Bloomberg report, in the latest twist on the

Nokia holds on EU market leadership in Q2

The European handset market has maintained a healthy annual growth rate of 11.2% in Q2 with Nokia holding the lion’s share of market growth at 64%.   Accordi