Webwire: Vodafone mulls another restructure; Apple grows iPhone screen

The departure of Vodafone’s European chief, Michel Coombes, may spark the operator’s third restructure since Vittorio Colao took over as group CEO in 2008.
 
Apple has started ordering up four-inch displays from Asia Pacific suppliers, prompting speculation of a larger screen on its next generation iPhone.
 
Nearly 60% of Facebook’s subscribers never click through on sponsored adverts on the site, while 26% say they do so only rarely.
 
Google is upgrading its search engine to allow it to recognize the people, places or concepts that users are searching for rather than just the text strings.
 
US customs officials are stalling imports of HTC’s latest EVO 4G LTE smartphones, following a court ruling over a patent infringement against Apple
 
China Mobile is negotiating with Apple over the next-generation of the iPhone, which is expected to be compatible with the operator's 3G network.
 
Japan's NTT DoCoMo will decide whether to raise its stake in Tata Teleservices – its partner in joint venture Tata DoCoMo – to 35% after the firm posts its latest financial results.

 

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