News In Brief: Cisco, Mobistar, RIM, Facebook, LG

Cisco claims to have unveiled the industry’s first certified end-to-end Fiber Channel over Ethernet solution for VMware’s virtual environments. The combined product is designed to cut the number of devices and cables needed to consolidate data centers.
 
Global capital expenditure on wireless infrastructure is set to swing back to growth after two years in decline, according to iSuppli. The market is projected to reach $40.3 billion (€31.05 billion) in 2011, up 6.7% from $37.8 billion in 2010, due mostly to investment in 4G equipment.
 
Belgium's Mobistar will launch the iPhone 4 tomorrow. It is offering three contract options, at €30, €45 and €60 price points.
 
RIM is planning to unveil a touchscreen BlackBerry next week that could compete more effectively with the iPhone, Reuters reports.
 
A security researcher has released a file containing the names and other details of more than 100 million Facebook users, with the aim of publicizing the site’s lax security policies.

LG has re-launched its app store, offering downloads to users in 33 countries.

 

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