News In Brief: al Jazeera, News Corp, C&W, CDG, Cisco

Doha-based Arabic TV news al Jazeera has launched its first iPhone app created in partnership with VOD company Livestation . The app indexes text news in English.
 
News Corp is not interested in selling MySpace or in buying Twitter, CEO Rupert Murdoch told Reuters.  
 
Cable & Wireless has signed a three-year contract with Ericsson to deploy a fixed and mobile voice solution for the vendor’s new purpose built site at Ansty Park near Coventry in the UK. The site will house 600 Ericsson employees.
 
More than 20 million customers worldwide are using CDMA450 services from 105 operators, the CDMA Development Group (CDG) said
 
Cisco has tapped Ned Hooper, senior vice president of corporate development and consumer, as Chief Strategy Officer (CSO). Hooper joined Cisco 11 years ago through the acquisition of Lightspeed International.

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