News In Brief: China Unicom, Gartner, NTT DoCoMo, Blekko, Microsoft
China Unicom has launched WoStore - its multi-platform, multi-device app store - built on a platform supplied by vendor ZTE.
Global handset sales grew 35% in Q3 to 417m units, powered by no-brand Asian manufacturers, Gartner said.
Microsoft has escalated its legal battle with Motorola, accusing the vendor of overcharging for royalties on technology used in the Xbox.
NTT DoCoMo, Sharp and Fujitsu have unveiled Symbian-based phones.
New search engine Blekko averaged about 1 million queries a day in its first week, Wired reports.
BT has opened a technology showcase center in Beijing.