Webwire: Telecom Italia picks Huawei; 3UK targets subs growth

Telecom Italia is tipped to today sign a five year broadband development deal with Huawei, as part of a raft of contracts between Italian and Chinese firms.
 
3UK’s incoming chief executive David Dyson aims to double its user base within four years and has ruled out selling to a rival.
 
Sources say US operator LightSquared is close to agreeing a 15 year, $20 billion (€13.8 billion), infrastructure sharing deal with Sprint, and has held talks with AT&T to buy up network capacity.
 
Sony is probing claims hackers have stolen a million e-mail addresses and passwords from Sony Pictures. The firm shut down its PlayStation Network in April following a similar breach.
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Google has pulled a fresh set of malware-infected applications from its Android Market – the second time it has purged the system this year.
 
Colombia's .co domain name is becoming increasingly popular with global brands unable to get their pick of .com address. Internet registrar .CO Internet has sold a million domains since July last year.

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