News In Brief: Iridium, Gmail, NTT DoCoMo, TongXue, SynapSense

Iridium has replaced the satellite that collided in orbit with an abandoned Russian satellite last month, the company said. It was replaced with one of Iridium's in-orbit spares.

Sri Lanka's telecom minister has been injured in a suspected suicide bombing, which killed at least 14 and left 60 wounded.

Gmail has become unavailable to "a small subset of users", Google said, just weeks after the email service found itself responsible for Google's biggest outage ever.

NTT DoCoMo has issued 60 billion yen ($609 million) worth of 4-year corporate bonds, the company said.

Western governments have overstated the internet's role in the recruitment of terrorists, and attempts to block extremist material are crude, expensive and counterproductive, according to a study.

Chinese social networking site TongXue has received a $6 million funding injection from investors participating in its latest funding round.

Wireless startup SynapSense has received $7 million in financing for its data center energy-efficiency systems.

US operator Clearwire has named former Vodafone KK Japan chief Bill Morrow as CEO.

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