Webwire: NSN stake sale talks still on; HP plans NFC devices

Nokia claims it is still talking with several firms about the potential sale of a majority stake in Nokia Siemens Networks, despite reports that two of three offers on the table had been withdrawn.
 
HP is working on mobile phones and tablets with NFC payment capability that could be launched by the year-end.
 
Fresh tests of US carrier LightSquared’s planned 4G network show it could knock out GPS signals in anything up to a 20 mile radius of base stations.
 
Facebook has rival Twitter in its sights with trials of a real time update service for its news feeds.
 
Luxembourg-based Via Vadis is suing Skype for infringing its data management patents in the US – its second lawsuit against the VoIP leader.
 
Turkey has detained 32 hackers thought to have been involved in an Anonymous-led DDoS attack on government websites, launched in protest of government plans to introduce internet filters.
 
UAE carrier Etisalat plans to launch 4G by Q3 this year, and has now started the final phase of commercial trials.

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