NEWS IN BRIEF: AT&T, Google, Yahoo

AT&T has expanded its carrier Ethernet footprint outside of the US market and into Asia offering services in Hong Kong, Australia, Singapore and Japan. The operator has also began offering services in nine European countries.

Google has adapted its AdWords service for use on the iPhone and Android-powered phones. The ads can point to desktop landing pages, freeing advertisers from the necessity of developing custom advertising or mobile landing pages.

Former Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin is being considered for the top job at Yahoo, according to insider sources quoted in the Wall Street Journal. Meanwhile, Bloomberg has reported that the company is still weeks away from finding a replacement for former CEO Jerry Yang.