News In Brief: Roamware, Hutchison Whampoa, Apple, Cisco, Evernote, GSMA
Roaming specialist Roamware has acquired Irish m-commerce firm Macalla Software. The company will remain HQ’d in Ireland, but operate under the Roamware name.
Hutchison Whampoa is seeking to raise $3 billion from US dollar bonds, up from the original $2 billion, WSJ reported.
Cisco has reappointed former Vodafone CEO Arun Sarin to its board. Sarin previously served as director from 1998 to 2003.
Web and mobile apps creator Evernote has raised an additional €1.35 million in second round funding from DoCoMo Capital. Other investors in the round include Troika Dialog of Russia, and takes the total up €4.46 million. The funding will be used for global expansion.
Tata Communications says it has extended its Ethernet services into China. It now provides point-to-point, point to multipoint, and multipoint Ethernet service in Beijing, Shanghai, Guangzhou and Shenzhen.
The GSMA has given its endorsement to 3GPP mobile video standard Integrated Mobile Broadcast (IMB).