Webwire: Motorola Solutions to invest in Malaysia; VZW sues FCC
Motorola Solutions will expand its manufacturing capacity in Malaysia, and also invest in establishing technical response centers. Motorola has spent around 4 billion ringgit ($1.32 billion) in the nation so far.
US operator Verizon Wireless is suing the FCC in a play to prevent the regulator from introducing requirements for mobile broadband operators to negotiate “commercially reasonable” data roaming deals with other providers. Verizon argues FCC overstepped its bounds with the order.
China's Baidu is being sued in the US by eight Chinese writers residing in New York over accusations the search firm collaborated with the government to censor their coverage of pro-democracy events.
Private equity company Kohlberg Kravis Roberts and Co (KKR) has entered exclusive negotiations to acquire German fixed-line operator Versatel, sources say. As of earlier this week, Versatel had a market cap of nearly €300 million ($426.75 million).
Intel plans to unveil ten tablet computers using its chips at Taiwanese trade show Computex, which opens on May 31.