Webwire: iPad 3 due March; Oracle expands cloud teams

Apple plans to launch a third generation iPad in March. The device is tipped to include a faster chip and beefed up graphics processing
 
Oracle is boosting its cloud capabilities for the second time in three months, with a $1.9 billion (€1.4 million) takeover of Taleo Corporation, a provider of personnel management services.
 
Huawei plans to nearly double its headcount in Canada, after winning two major LTE deals with Telus Corp and Bell Mobility.
 
Amalgamated Telecom Holdings plans to acquire Cable & Wireless’ 49% stake in Fiji's FINTEL.
 
Australian regulator ACMA is restricting the amount of spectrum available to mobile operators in a forthcoming auction, to ensure a level playing field.
 
A Buddhist temple in China is encouraging visitors to send their prayers via SMS, in a bid to cut down the size of crowds that gather during festivals.

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