Webwire: French publishers sue Google; TDC acquires rival Onefone
Three French publishers are suing Google for €9.8 million, claiming that thousands of their works were scanned for Google Books without their permission.
Denmark's TDC will buy rival Onefone for up to 313 million Danish kroner (€41.9 million) in a bid to defend its domestic market leadership.
Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings grew first quarter profit 61% to 2.87 billion yuan (€312 million) on the back of success at its online games business.
Cisco plans to cut more jobs after reporting an 18% slump in profit for its fiscal third quarter to $1.8 billion (€1.2 billion). The number of job reductions will depend on how many employees are willing to take an early retirement package.
Japan's NTT Com has purchased 70% of Australian IT infrastructure, consulting and managed services provider Frontline - its second major Australian acquisition.
Argentina's government plans to auction additional spectrum in the 1900MHz and 850MHz bands in the back half of the year, to boost operator’s capacity.