Webwire: More fake Apple stores found; Google challenges in-app fees standard
Chinese authorities have uncovered 22 more fake Apple stores in Kunming, weeks after news of the first fake swept the web.
Google has added web games to its Google+ social network and revealed it will take a 5% cut of revenue from virtual goods sold within the games – far lower than the 30% charged by rivals Facebook and Apple.
One UK police force is using Twitter to publish the names and street-level addresses of people convicted of crimes associated with recent riots in the country.
Angry Birds developer Rovio is discussing a funding injection that would value it at $1.2 billion (€843 million), and fuel expansion plans including an Angry Birds movie and a plush toy line.
Swisscom lifted its 1H profit 10.1% to 962 million Swiss francs (€873 million), but revenue fell 3.8% overall, and 6.4% at its Italian subsidiary Fastweb.
The FCC plans to revamp the 911 emergency services system by allowing reports by SMS, photos and videos from mobile phones, as well as voice calls.
The Obama administration has added Syrian mobile operator Syriatel to a financial blacklist kept as part of sanctions on the middle Eastern country’s government.