Webwire: Telcos chase down Polkomtel; Adobe converts Flash to HTML

Telenor and TeliaSonera have been shortlisted to bid for Polkomtel, Poland’s second largest cellco, with around five other firms comprising private and equity investors. The largest bid so far is 18 billion zlotys (€4.5 billion)
 
Adobe has launched a tool to convert Flash files to HTML5, in an attempt to skirt Apple's long-running ban on Flash for iOS.
 
Facebook is offering rental access to Warner Bros movie titles on its site, in a move analysts say shows the social networking giant has content companies like Hulu and Netflix in its crosshairs.
 
Credit rating service Standard & Poors has backed three new tranches of unsecured notes at Cisco Systems, awarding an A+ rating to the firm due to its leadership in the network equipment market.
 
An updated version of iOS adds features including personal hotspots, iTunes library sharing, and a faster Safari browser.

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