News In Brief: Gartner, Twitter, Subex
The global security software market will return to double-digit growth in 2010, with revenues up 11.3% to $16.5 billion (€12.8 billion), Gartner predicts. Growth had slowed to 7% in 2009 due to the global economic slump, the firm said.
Twitter usage surged in 2009 as web traffic to the site more than doubled year-on-year, GigaOm reports citing ComScore figures. Latin America saw the highest growth, followed by Asia Pacific.
OSS/BSS provider Subex has won a multi-million dollar contract to handle interconnect billing for Indian carrier IDEA Cellular. The firm has partnered with IBM India to fulfill the deal.
Mobile apps and games will be censored by the Australian classification board if the nation's Labor Party wins this weekend's federal election, the Australian reported.