Webwire: Google's Seoul office raided; Sony admits second data breach

South Korean police raided Google's Seoul office yesterday investigating claims the firm’s AdMob mobile advertising business has been illegally collecting customer data.
 
Sony has admitted to a second breach of its customer databases, this time affecting its Sony Online Entertainment PC games network. The second breach, which occurred earlier than the first but has just been discovered, could have exposed the personal information of around 25 million users.
 
Mexico's Supreme Court yesterday blocked America Movil's mobile unit, Telcel from using injunctions to get round regulatory rules.
 
Bidding for Italian fiber operator MetroWeb value the firm at up to €450 million. Four offers have been received, including a joint bid from Vodafone, Wind and buyout firm Clessidra.
 
Over a third of iOS devices in China are jailbroken, research from Umeng shows. The most popular Apple device is the iPhone 4, followed by the 3GS.
 
Optus has been selected by NBN Co as the prime satellite contractor for Australia’s National Broadband Network.

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