Webwire: Intel tablet hybrid unveiled; SK Telecom plots spin off

Asustek has unveiled its first Intel UX series PCs – devices that function as a laptop or tablet by turning the screen. Intel hopes the new form factor will offer a viable alternative to devices including Apple’s iPad.
South Korea's SK Telecom will spin off its mobile content and applications projects into a separate business in October, to help foster the development of its platform operations.
US national security officials claim defense suppliers are bleeding classified data to hackers on a “staggering” scale, following an attempted cyber attack on Pentagon contractor Lockheed Martin.
France Telecom plans to increase spending on its domestic fixed and mobile networks, as part of a plan to address growing competition at home.