Webwire: Yahoo boss Thompson quits; Apple drops 4G claims

Yahoo CEO Scott Thompson has resigned amid the controversy surrounding his credentials. Global media head Ross Levinsohn will take over as interim CEO while a replacement is sourced.
 
Apple has dropped the 4G moniker from iPad adverts in the US, UK and Australia, following legal action and regulatory pressure.
 
Norway's trade and industry minister Trond Giske claims India’s international reputation is at stake over the cancellation of 2G licenses held by Telenor subsidiary Uninor.
 
A spokesperson for Facebook co-founder Eduardo Saverin denies he has renounced his US citizenship to avoid higher capital gains taxes on his shares when the company floats.
 
Japan's Softbank has developed an emergency call relay network that can be suspended from floating balloons, which could be relied on in the event of tower disruption from earthquakes or other natural disasters.
 
An Indian court will decide this week whether to grant bail to former telecom minister Andimuthu Raja, while the trial over his alleged involvement in India's 2G scandal is heard.
 
Japan's NTT and subsidiary NTT DoCoMo will each appoint new presidents in June. Hiroo Unoura will replace Satoshi Miura as NTT president, while Kaoru Kato will take over from Ryuji Yamada as president of DoCoMo.

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