News In Brief: Huawei, Google, PIPE, BPL Mobile, Aircel, PIPE Networks, Amazon, Nokia

A Huawei employee was caught copying PC files in the office of Indonesian operator XL, Vivanews reported. An XL official said no sensitive data was taken.

The Electronic Privacy Information Center (EPIC) has urged the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to investigate the security of Google services such as Gmail and Google Docs.

Submarine cable operator PIPE Networks has raised A$4.94 million ($3.3 million) in a share purchase plan. PIPE has issued 1.76 million new shares, which sold for $2.80 each.

Australian Communications Minister Stephen Conroy has denied media reports that a decision on the National Broadband Network (NBN) tender will be delayed until next month. Conroy said the government would make the announcement by the end of March.

Mumbai's oldest mobile service, BPL Mobile, has doubled its capacity and rebranded as Loop Mobile.

Google has released a new beta of its Chrome browser, offering 25-35% faster performance and new features including form autofill, full page zoom and autoscroll.

Mobile operator Aircel has launched mobile services in Delhi, becoming the seventh carrier in the circle.

Cable network owner Discovery Communications has taken Amazon to court, alleging that Amazon's Kindle e-reader infringes on security and copy protection patents owned by Discovery.

Nokia will hold this year's Nokia Development Summit in Monte Carlo, Monaco on April 28-29. Keynote speakers include Nokia Services executive VP Tero Ojanperä and Symbian Foundation executive director Lee Williams.

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