Webwire: Apple breaches Moto patent; KPN profit plummets

The US ITC has made an initial determination that Apple's iOS devices infringe on one of Motorola Mobility's 3G patents.
 
Dutch operator KPN’s 1Q profit fell 51.3% to €288 million, due to investment and restructuring costs, and a 1.4% decline in domestic mobile revenue.
 
Online video service Netflix racked up $100 million (€75.6 million) in losses from its operations outside of the US, but the company added 1.2 million subscribers in the UK and Ireland.
 
Google hopes to lure US consumers with an unlocked version of its Galaxy Nexus smartphone, available for $399 (€302) via its Google Play online store.
 
The Communications Commission of Kenya will begin switching off counterfeit mobile phones this month.
 
Chinese search engine Baidu has reported a 75% increase in 1Q profit to 1.88 billion yuan (€225 million), but disappointed analysts with its 2Q revenue forecast.
 
One in five Macs are infected with malware, according to security firm Sophos.

 

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