Webwire: Apple tops value list; SAP bullish after strong 4Q

Apple briefly regained the title of world’s most valuable company, after bumper fourth quarter results triggered a stock spike.
 
SAP is optimistic it will maintain sales growth in 2012 after a strong 4Q11 that saw the firm generate a profit of €1.2 billion compared to the €434 million made in 4Q10. Revenue grew from €4.06 billion in 4Q10 to €4.5 billion in the recent quarter.
 
Alcatel-Lucent chief Ben Verwaayen believes the APAC region is well ahead of Europe and the US when it comes to building infrastructure needed to support the digital economy.
 
UK operator O2 has apologized for a technical glitch which caused the phone numbers of its mobile users to be displayed to website operators when their phones were used to visit a page.
 
Shares in LG Electronics hit a one-month high yesterday, after speculation the company's plans to turnaround its loss making handset unit may have succeeded.
 
Over half of Indian workers, and 34% of Indonesians, frequently telecommute to work, according to a global survey. Worldwide, about one in five telecommute and nearly 10% work from home every day.

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