Webwire: DT stands by investment plan; Facebook users become stars

A Deutsche Telekom spokesman says the firm has not changed its plans over domestic investment and the sale of its US business to AT&T, refuting claims made by chief technology officer Olivier Baujard.
 
Studio Warner Bros is launching a new web series that integrates data from a Facebook user's profile into the program.
 
IBM yesterday pulled ahead of Microsoft in terms of market value for the first time since 1996, becoming the world’s second most-valuable tech firm. IBM stock has gained 22% so far this year.
 
RIM denies an analyst report claiming it has stopped manufacturing its PlayBook tablet. Major US retailers had slashed the price of the device by up to $200 (€148), shortly after Amazon announced its $199 Kindle Fire.
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Consumer groups and UK regulator Ofcom claim new rules covering broadband speed adverts are disappointing, and won’t allow customers to make like-for-like comparisons of the services on offer.
 
Saudi Arabia's KHC and Bahrain's Batelco have shelved plans to jointly buy a 25% stake of Zain Saudi Arabia for around $950 million (€702 million).

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