News In Brief: France Telecom, LinkedIn, Nokia, NTT DoCoMo, ZTE
France Telecom and Vivendi will share a €20 billion windfall, after a domestic appeals court reversed fines issued in 2004 for anticompetitive behavior Bloomberg reports.
Enterprise-focused social network LinkedIn has filed for an IPO in the US, becoming the first social network to go public. The sale will be handled by Morgan Stanley, BofA Merrill Lynch and J.P. Morgan Securities
Nokia has announced deals to integrate location services from Ovi Maps into social network sites provided by Chinese ISPs Sina and Tencent.
Japan's NTT DoCoMo aims to cut its carbon footprint to less than 90% of 2008 levels by 2020, reducing emissions by more than 120,000 tons.
Preliminary 2010 results from ZTE show the firm grew profits 32.3% to $491.3 million (€360 million), and revenues 17% to $10.6 billion.