Webwire: Nokia trials free Wi-Fi; Who strummer slams Apple

Nokia is trialing a network of 26 free Wi-Fi hotspots in London that can be accessed from any brand of compatible handset, however users face stringent restrictions on access speed.
 
Who guitarist Pete Townshend claims Apple is draining the lifeblood from the music industry by destroying the value of copyright.
 
RIM is forming a “SWAT team” to investigate the cause of a recent three-day BlackBerry service outage.
 
Huawei is considering acquisitions and partnerships to boost its global cloud computing business, with key markets being the US, Israel and Canada.
 
HP is seeking to cut operating costs by deploying ARM chips in new server processors, in a deal that also boosts ARM’s ambitions in the sector.
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UK and US officials yesterday detailed seven principles of co-operation for governing the Web. The rules aim to address problems of copyright protection while maintaining the freedom of the Web.

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