Webwire: Intel focuses on mobile; French cellcos chase 800MHz spectrum

Intel is merging four divisions into a single new unit, the Mobile and Communications division, in a major play for the wireless device market.
All four French mobile operators are in the running for 800MHz spectrum, in the second round of the country’s 4G auction.
Texas Instruments stock will cease trading on the New York Stock Exchange on Jan 3, when the firm shifts to the rival NASDAQ index in a bid to cut costs and simplify access to other high-tech stocks held on the latter exchange
Worldwide tablet shipments grew by 264.5% year-on-year in the third quarter, according to IDC, but this was below the research firm's previous forecast for the quarter.
The founders of web giants Google, Twitter, Flickr, Yahoo, LinkedIn, YouTube, PayPal, Craigslist, eBay and Wikipedia have banded together to protest US anti-piracy proposals.