Webwire: Google plans Motorola sale; Telenor clear to sell Uninor
Reports claim Google is considering selling Motorola Mobility's set top box unit as early as next quarter. If accurate, this would be an arguably strange move considering the company's ambitions for Google TV.
An Indian court has cleared Norway's Telenor to seek bidders interested in buying Indian operator Uninor until tomorrow. The decision ignores objections by Unitech, Telenor’s local partner in the joint venture.
Apple will no longer include a native YouTube app in iOS, starting with the next release, in a possible sign of the growing enmity between the former partners.
Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has predicted that the growing adoption of cloud computing and storage will lead to “horrible problems” down the road, and expressed concerns about users signing away their rights to their data through cloud contracts.
Activist group China Labor Watch has accused a Chinese company that assembles devices for Samsung of using child labor and forcing employees to work excessive overtime.
South Africa's Telkom has been fined 449 million rand (€44 million) for allegedly using its upstream monopoly to “bully” its competition between 1999 and 2004.
Amazon has quietly patched a security hole exploited during the high-profile hacking of technology journalist Mat Honan's digital life, telling its customer service department not to allow a credit card number to be added to an account over the phone.