News In Brief: Apple, Microsoft, Elisa, Sibirtelecom, ComReg, Yahoo, Verizon

Apple CEO Steve Jobs is expected to unveil the latest version of the iPhone in his keynote at the Apple Worldwide Developer Conference today.
 
Microsoft and Election Mall.com have unveiled Campaign Cloud, an integrated set of customizable election technologies. The product offers online collaboration and Web presence abilities, and forms part of a partnership to develop technologies that centralize campaign management.
 
Finnish carrier Elisa says it has been operating a test LTE network in Helsinki using Nokia Siemens Networks equipment since the start of 2010.
 
Siberia's Sibirtelecom has reported a 29.7% increase in FY09 profit to 1.91 billion rubles (€52.5 million), on the back of an increase in broadband services revenue as well as wider margins and reduced debt.
 
Irish regulator ComReg has completed tests of TD-LTE technology on the 2.3GHz band, as part of its preparation for the provision of 4G services in the nation.
 
Yahoo and Facebook will today introduce features enabling users to link their respective accounts more closely, as part of a partnership forged last year.
 
Verizon may be the only US operator to follow AT&T in eliminating unlimited mobile data plans, analysts have speculated.

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