News In Brief: Vodafone, Motorola, Cox, Oracle, News Corp
Motorola’s VP of marketing, Europe, Middle East, Africa, Russia and Asia, Andrew Morley is relocating to Singapore. Added to his portfolio will be Indonesia, Malaysia, and Singapore.
EMC has secured the contract as Vodafone’s preferred storage vendor in Europe for the next three years. EMC’s solutions will represent a significant proportion of the overall external storage capacity for all new storage-related purchases within Vodafone Information Systems’ data center control across Europe.
US-based Cox Communications will use Qualcomm’s BREW platform to offer mobile VAS such as games, tools, lifestyle, location, messaging and ringtones and generate additional revenue within its wireless services unit.
Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has agreed to have his base salary cut to US$1 from US$1 million.
News Corp has reportedly proposed forming a consortium of publishers which would charge for news content published on the web, meeting with executives from the New York Times, Washington Post and other publications.