Webwire: HP appoints networking boss; Yahoo prepares for sale

HP has chosen Bethany Mayer to lead the company's networking business unit, in an in-house promotion.
Yahoo is preparing to partly open its books to facilitate the sale of either the entire company or individual parts.
Samsung may abandon plans to launch the Galaxy Tab 10.1 in Australia if it fails to gain court approval for the device in the next two weeks, which would cause it to miss the important holiday sales period.
Qatar Telecom has announced a 200 million Riyal (€41.2 million) project to deploy 900 LTE base stations in its domestic market, despite previously stating fiber to the home was its priority
A leading US congressman is calling for joint action to stop China conducting what he claims is widespread economic espionage.
NEC plans to spend one billion yen (€9.7 million) to set up a wireless equipment plant in India, to manufacture devices for emerging markets.