Webwire: NSN cutting jobs; Irish MVNO closes

Nokia Siemens is cutting 1,500 of the 6,900 staff it inherited when it purchased Motorola Solutions' network assets for $1.2 billion (€847 million) in April.
 
Irish prepaid MVNO Just Mobile is set to close just ten months after launching, after failing to secure future funding.
 
Professional social network LinkedIn has surprised analysts by posting a profit of $10.8 million (€7.6 million) for the second quarter.
 
The US federal government has hired former Microsoft executive Steven VanRoekel as its new CIO, to help boost returns on technology investment.
 
Indian handset maker Micromax plans to expand to the Maldives, launching nine phones in the market in partnership with a local distributor. The company already has an international presence in Bangladesh, Nepal, Sri Lanka, UAE and Brazil.
 
South Korean police have arrested a gang accused of hiring North Korean hackers to breach online gaming sites to steal points redeemable for cash.
AFP 

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