Webwire: UK porn block not certain; Apple should dominate TV

Nearly 40% of UK adults back plans to require internet service providers to block porn websites, a poll of 2,000 people found.
 
Apple’s dominance of smartphones, tablets and computers should guarantee it success in the TV market, ex-chief John Sculley claims.
 
Huawei is pleading to be allowed to bid for telecom contracts on an equal footing in Australia, following the government's decision earlier in the year to ban the Chinese vendor from participating in the National Broadband Network project.
 
An ongoing decline in Facebook's trading price has left a number of industry watchers speculating that 28-year-old chief Mark Zuckerberg should consider handing the reins to an older, more experienced, successor.
 
PayPal and McDonalds are trialing a mobile payments service at 30 outlets in France, in what is considered a significant boost to PayPal's m-payment ambitions.
 
Local OEMs have powered Asia Pacific to the top of global semiconductor purchasing charts, research firm IHS iSuppli claims.
 
A sophisticated trojan has been discovered inside apps listed on China's popular GFan app store for Android devices. The Trojan has the ability to intercept messages sent to China Mobile's SMS payment service, which often contain important banking information.

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