News In Brief: Apple, Unicom, RIM, MeettheBoss.com, Spreadtrum, China Telecom
Apple has made between $20-$45 million from its 1 billion App store downloads, Lightspeed Venture partners estimated.
Mobile music discovery service Shazam and partners such as Apple, AT&T and Verizon have been named in a new lawsuit alleging the Shazam service infringes on patents held by Tune Hunter.
China Unicom yesterday launched trials of its W-CDMA network. The trial network covers 55 cities and will expand to 284 by the end of September.
RIM and SAP have partnered to provide access to SAP's customer relationship suite via BlackBerry smartphones.
MeettheBoss.com has developed a social networking platform tailored for business executives.
Spreadtrum has partnered with China Telecom Technology Labs (CTTL)to research new technologies and services for wireless communications and multimedia terminals.
China Telecom has appointed Huawei as its sole supplier of IMS-based video technology services.