Technology, Media and Telecommunications news hand-picked each morning by the Babel PR team from newspapers, blogs and magazines that we are reading.

Friday, 28 October 2011

Tuesday, 25 October 2011

Wednesday, 19 October 2011

Wednesday, 12 October 2011

Daily news round up

Technology

Blackberry users complain of fresh crash
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15243892

Zynga gets ready for 'hypergrowth' as IPO beckons
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/blog/2011/oct/12/zynga-ipo-preparation

Sony says to recall 1.6 million LCD TVs globally
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/12/us-sony-recall-idUKTRE79B1E220111012

Media

Spotify carries heavy losses despite revenue soaring five-fold
http://www.mediaweek.co.uk/news/1098120/Spotify-carries-heavy-losses-despite-revenue-soaring-five-fold/

ITV restructures online ready for micro-pay
http://www.advanced-television.com/index.php/2011/10/11/itv-restructures-online-ready-for-micro-pay/

Odeon & UCI audience figures slip on icy Christmas weather
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/2011/oct/11/odeon-uci-audience-figures

Telecoms

Telefónica's O2 to offer free internet calls
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/92088498-f3f9-11e0-b221-00144feab49a.html?ftcamp=rss#axzz1aYFzWg9p

M2M revenues worth $1.2 trillion to operators by 2020 – GSMA
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468315

US blocks Huawei from public safety LTE trial
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468333

Monday, 10 October 2011

Daily news round up

Technology

Targets shift in phone wars
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204450804576620841561795296.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

BT and TalkTalk to appeal Digital Economy Act
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15212651

Early orders test iPhone 4S appeal
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203388804576615731788704032.html?mod=WSJ_Tech_Europe_LeftTopNews

Media

Independent website to launch paywall for non-UK readers
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/10/independent-website-paywall-non-uk-readers

YouTube launches online movie rental service in the UK
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/oct/07/youtube-online-movie-rental-service

Investors pile on pressure against Murdoch
http://www.rapidtvnews.com/index.php/2011101015940/investors-pile-on-pressure-against-murdoch.html

Telecoms

Vodafone turns on rival 3 in super-fast internet row
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/telecoms/8815680/Vodafone-turns-on-rival-3-in-super-fast-internet-row.html

Sprint to unveil LTE network, stop selling WiMAX devices
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468271

Britain's first 4G trial begins
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mobile-phones/8814007/Britains-first-4G-trial-begins.html

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Technology

Targets shift in phone wars

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204450804576620841561795296.html?mod=googlenews_wsj

 

BT and TalkTalk to appeal Digital Economy Act

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15212651

 

Early orders test iPhone 4S appeal

http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970203388804576615731788704032.html?mod=WSJ_Tech_Europe_LeftTopNews

 

Media

 

Independent website to launch paywall for non-UK readers

http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/10/independent-website-paywall-non-uk-readers

 

YouTube launches online movie rental service in the UK

http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2011/oct/07/youtube-online-movie-rental-service

 

Investors pile on pressure against Murdoch

http://www.rapidtvnews.com/index.php/2011101015940/investors-pile-on-pressure-against-murdoch.html

 

Telecoms

 

Vodafone turns on rival 3 in super-fast internet row

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/mediatechnologyandtelecoms/telecoms/8815680/Vodafone-turns-on-rival-3-in-super-fast-internet-row.html

               

Sprint to unveil LTE network, stop selling WiMAX devices

http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468271

 

Britain's first 4G trial begins

http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/mobile-phones/8814007/Britains-first-4G-trial-begins.html

 

Wednesday, 5 October 2011

Daily news round up

Technology

Apple unveils refreshed iPhone 4S, but no iPhone 5
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15172238

Microsoft, News Corp among potential Yahoo bidders
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468165

Qualcomm unveils executive changes
http://online.wsj.com/article/SB10001424052970204524604576610592415259326.html

Media

UK web ad spend defies slowdown
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/05/uk-web-ad-spend

ECJ: Decoder market must be free
http://www.advanced-television.com/index.php/2011/10/04/ecj-decoder-market-must-be-free/

Vivendi may team up with TPSA after TVN buy
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/05/vivendi-tpsa-idUKL5E7L511D20111005

Telecoms

Silicon Valley reborn as Smartphone Valley
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/74a510b2-eda3-11e0-a9a9-00144feab49a.html#axzz1ZtONaDSF

France Telecom CFO expects up to €2bn from Swiss unit's sale
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468180

Samsung, HTC set to gain as iPhone 4S disappoints
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2011/10/05/apple-asia-idUKL3E7L50HN20111005

Tuesday, 4 October 2011

Daily news round up

Technology

HP closes Autonomy deal
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/03/us-hp-autonomy-idUSTRE79269E20111003

Apple rejects Samsung offer to end tablet row in Australia
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/feedarticle/9877424

HTC 'investigating' security flaw uncovered by blogger
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15149588

Media

Rupert Murdoch's the Daily has 80,000 paying subscribers
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/03/rupert-murdoch-daily-subscribers

Yahoo and ABC to share news
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/03/yahoo-abc-share-news

60% of Netflix streams are TV
http://www.advanced-television.com/index.php/2011/10/03/60-of-netflix-streams-are-tv/

Telecoms

BT suffers huge broadband failure across much of UK
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15154020

Osborne proffers £150m for mobile not spots
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/03/not_spot_coverage/

EU's Kroes aims to cut copper access prices to boost fibre investment
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468118

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Technology

HP closes Autonomy deal
http://www.reuters.com/article/2011/10/03/us-hp-autonomy-idUSTRE79269E20111003

Apple rejects Samsung offer to end tablet row in Australia
http://www.guardian.co.uk/business/feedarticle/9877424

HTC 'investigating' security flaw uncovered by blogger
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15149588

Media

Rupert Murdoch's the Daily has 80,000 paying subscribers
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/03/rupert-murdoch-daily-subscribers

Yahoo and ABC to share news
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2011/oct/03/yahoo-abc-share-news

60% of Netflix streams are TV
http://www.advanced-television.com/index.php/2011/10/03/60-of-netflix-streams-are-tv/

Telecoms

BT suffers huge broadband failure across much of UK
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-15154020

Osborne proffers £150m for mobile not spots
http://www.theregister.co.uk/2011/10/03/not_spot_coverage/

EU's Kroes aims to cut copper access prices to boost fibre investment
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=468118