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News In Brief: Nortel, Apple, PLDT, Adtran, Skype

Nortel spinoff Entrust has been acquired   by private equity firm Thoma Bravo for $114 million.

AT&T's Stephenson eyes prolonging iPhone exclusivity, will refresh focus on wireless

AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson is seeking to extend the carrier's exclusive rights to sell Apple's iPhone in the United States, which expire next year, until 2011, according to a report in the Wall

How the iPhone reset the gaming industry

Less than a year after launch, the App Store is already closing in on the 1 billion application download mark. Apple is celebrating the milestone by introducing a download counter on its website--as

Apple: Nearly 1 billion apps downloaded

Apple announced that nearly a billion applications for the iPhone and the iPod Touch have been downloaded since Apple's App Store went live in early July 2008. The company even introduced a counter

Report: Jobs still holds sway at Apple

Three months into his medical leave, Steve Jobs still remains in control of much of the direction of Apple, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal. While Chief Operating Officer Tim Cook

Analyst: Apple will launch two new iPhone models this summer

Apple will launch two new iPhone models this summer and its "build plan" calls for between 5 million and 6 million units, according to an industry analyst. Kaufman Bros.' analyst Shaw Wu, citing his

Apple faces backlash on tiered iTunes prices

Apple has introduced tiered pricing to the iTunes store, but now faces backlash from the internet community.

Advocacy group cries foul over iPhone Skype app

Advocacy group The Free Press has asked the FCC to force wireless operators to allow consumer access to Skype via smartphones as well as giving them the ability to connect their tethering

Can rivals capitalize on App Store discontent?

Another trade show, another app store opening. This time the trade show in question is CTIA Wireless 2009, and the app store is Research In Motion's BlackBerry App World--or at least everyone assumes

Skype launching app for iPhone, BlackBerry users

Skype will launch its VoIP application for Apple's iPhone on Tuesday, and will debut a similar application for some of Research In Motion's BlackBerry devices in May. The Skype for iPhone