Webwire: Apple 3Q misses forecasts; RIM debuts latest OS

Apple missed analyst’s earnings forecasts with its September quarter earnings, sending its stock price down 7%, or some $27 billion (€19.4 billion) in market value.
RIM has unveiled its new BBX operating system, which incorporates security features from the QNX platform acquired in 2010.
Yahoo’s net profit slumped 26% to $293.3 million (€211 million) in the third quarter, however analysts are happy as the fall was less than expected.
Daily deals site Groupon will begin courting investors about an IPO next week. The sale is tipped to raise between $10 billion (€7.2 billion) and $12 billion.
Indian telecom regulator Trai believes a 3G roaming deal between Bharti Airtel, Vodafone and Idea violates license commissions, but has asked the telecom ministry to issue a final ruling on the matter.