Webwire: Fiber speed record broken; Bank predicts MS takeover of Nokia

US researchers have set a new optical fiber data transfer world record of 186Gbps, beating the previous119Gbps record set in 2009.
Nokia is facing fresh rumors of a buyout by Microsoft, after Danske Bank stated a deal would make sense for both parties.
Europe’s debt crisis is taking its toll on Telefonica, which this week lowered its dividend for the first time in a decade. Analysts predict a profit warning is likely in 2012.
Nokia’s Lumia 710 smartphone will launch in the US next month, priced at $50 (€38.49) on a two year T-Mobile contract.

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