Webwire: EC stalls Google-Moto review; US claims China backs spies

The European Commission yesterday suspended a review of Google’s plan to buy Motorola Mobility until Google submits more details about the deal.
 
The US is heading for a showdown with China, after intelligence agencies claimed the people’s republic backs cyber spies.
 
The UK's O2 claims to be the first carrier to offer a smartphone leasing model – offering 12 month contracts on iPhone 4S models.
 
Microsoft has replaced mobile chief Andy Lees with Terry Myerson, previously in charge of engineering at the company's mobile group.
 
American Tower is paying $500 million (€378 million) to acquire 2,500 towers in Mexico from Telefonica's local subsidiary.
 
Indian authorities are probing a virtual private server in Mumbai for links to the high-profile Duqu virus.

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