News In Brief: Google, Pegatron Technology, Qualcomm, Barnes & Noble, China Unicom
Spain has become the latest country to investigate Google Street View, with a judge issuing a subpoena to the company for an October 4 hearing.
Pegatron Technology says it is confident a subsidiary firm’s involvement in Apple’s kickback scandal won’t impact its deal with the iPhone maker, Digitimes reports.
Meanwhile Foxconn, another Apple OEM, is set to remove anti-suicide safety nets at its Shanxi facility.
Qualcomm has requested clearance for its investments in Indian carriers formed in a wireless broadband joint venture with domestic operators Global Holding and Tulip Telecom, WSJ.com reports.
Publisher Barnes & Noble is cashing in on the popularity of Apple’s devices with a Nook e-reader application for iOS terminals. Books already purchased for the Nook device can be transferred, Brighthand.com reports.
China Unicom has won the right to be China’s sole iPad provider, according to Caixin. Unicom will also start selling the iPhone 4 in September.