News In Brief: Microsoft, Vodafone, Telenor, Alcatel-Lucent

The EU has halted plans to introduce a new tax on mobile phones that would have raised retail prices, Reuters said.
 
Microsoft’s new Bing search enginewill display some results from Twitter streams.
 
Bangladeshi operator Grameenphone – 60% owned by Telenor - has been given the go-ahead to launch an IPO, the company has announced
 
Shanxi Mobile has contracted  Alcatel-Lucent to upgrade 90% of its Home Location Register (HLR) network in the Shanxi region of China.

 

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