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

Tuesday, 31 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Philips swings to net loss
http://on.wsj.com/zfKq16

Google, Facebook and others join forces for anti-phishing scheme
http://bit.ly/y5SNEC

Tech spending may not be as bad as feared
http://bit.ly/znRxT0

Media

New Sunday newspaper on hold after Sun arrests
http://on.ft.com/AkfB6v

Sky Anytime+ adds iPlayer and ITV Player
http://bit.ly/A2zDGr

Up to 30 jobs to go at Telegraph titles
http://bit.ly/xFu2nE

Telecoms

T-Mobile UK launches unlimited price plan
http://bit.ly/xRwHB2

AT&T reorganises management positions
http://reut.rs/wz5eeF

BlackBerry 'UK's No 1 smartphone'
http://tgr.ph/yzWyA1

Monday, 30 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Facebook 'to go public with $10bn share offering'
http://bbc.in/yzXdV5

Canon's president steps down as earnings outlook falters
http://reut.rs/x2tk4o

NEC to cut 10,000 jobs
http://bit.ly/wfNfeR

Media

Twitter faces censorship backlash
http://bit.ly/Amuk2D

Sun journalists and police officer arrested in corruption investigation
http://bit.ly/zlFq7Z

Spotify hits 3m subscribers
http://tgr.ph/yOqDvI

Telecoms

RIM CEO clarifies: 'Significant' changes ahead
http://bit.ly/ws88aT

AT&T chief slams FCC for T-Mobile deal, spectrum policy
http://bit.ly/y8oYKE

Apple claimed smartphone lead in fourth quarter
http://on.wsj.com/AlkYa6

Friday, 27 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Intel buys RealNetworks' patents and video coding tech
http://bbc.in/AA3xGW

German court rules against Samsung in suit with Apple
http://reut.rs/zZqUlR

Windows platform fails to curb Nokia's slide
http://on.ft.com/w0OjAM

Media

Twitter able to censor tweets in individual countries
http://bit.ly/yxjCam

Netflix UK "greatly exceeding expectations"
http://bit.ly/wIQwPQ

Google and Bing accused of directing users to illegal copies of music
http://bit.ly/yvukVw

Telecoms

Ericsson would consider buying Nokia Siemens assets
http://bit.ly/xhTdAx

AT&T posts $6.7bn fourth-quarter loss
http://bbc.in/xxRWEb

Samsung achieves record profits
http://bit.ly/x7y6ja

Thursday, 26 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Nintendo: to launch Wii successor in key markets for year-end
http://reut.rs/wehmPM

Apple's iPad leads surge in tablet shipments, research firm says
http://bloom.bg/wK2bjp

SAP targets software rival Oracle
http://on.wsj.com/waKDu9

Media

Mail Online goes top of the world
http://bit.ly/xCHdPB

Online video ads, complement not cannibalise TV advertising
http://bit.ly/zCHO8k

BBC reverses half of £15m cut to local radio budget
http://bit.ly/wPDVLh

Telecoms

O2 apology for disclosing mobile phone numbers online
http://bbc.in/vZdS6q

Ericsson Q4 hit by weaker US, Russia demand
http://bit.ly/wmwx3m

Nokia sells 1.5 billionth S40 handset
http://bit.ly/zxHhM9

Wednesday, 25 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Sony claims Android tablet lead
http://tgr.ph/ysawvT

Google in privacy policy changes across its services
http://bbc.in/xPOUmm

Apple returns to form, blows Street targets away
http://reut.rs/xgQPT3

Media

Almost 70% of British public distrust red-top tabloids
http://bit.ly/wtsjvW

100m hybrid STBs in 2015
http://bit.ly/z1PFkZ

Aegis Group wins $3bn-a-year General Motors ad account
http://bit.ly/xUXOPh

Telecoms

BlackBerry should forget the apps race and look to business
http://tgr.ph/x71ruW

iPhone powers and pinches Verizon
http://on.wsj.com/Ak6JuM

T-Mobile USA, AT&T seek FCC approval of spectrum transfer
http://bit.ly/zGTuaY

Tuesday, 24 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Muted reception for new CEO Thorsten Heins at RIM
http://tgr.ph/zZTmDw

EU proposes 'right to be forgotten' by internet firms
http://bbc.in/AzaLDY

Sony and Panasonic brace for grim earnings season
http://reut.rs/wVLtcC

Media

Global music sales dip 3% as industry vows to continue anti-piracy fight
http://bit.ly/ySUAXH

YouTube: four billion streams a day
http://bit.ly/yx0fRa

Mecom to launch digital paywall and review future of 65 free titles
http://bit.ly/xuoVfs

Telecoms

Ofcom outlines spectrum plans during Olympics
http://bit.ly/ADPdNg

Orange to provide Wikipedia free in Middle East and Africa
http://bit.ly/xmgP3o

Carphone says to meet year forecasts
http://reut.rs/AmdPPM

Monday, 23 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Blackberry-maker RIM says co-chief executives step down
http://bbc.in/xPbRNY

Megaupload boss says he's innocent, rival stops file-sharing
http://reut.rs/w83mTj

China sales set to help Apple fend off Amazon threat
http://ind.pn/wJCJ8p

Media

Blockbuster exclusive rentals target Lovefilm and Netflix
http://tgr.ph/yBxdyv

Ofcom revokes Press TV licence
http://bit.ly/z81KpL

Chris Patten: newspaper journalism does not need statutory regulation
http://bit.ly/xeJNqs

Telecoms

Nokia Siemens secures 1.2 billion euro loan deal
http://bit.ly/w6kUNv

Ericsson gets new tech chief
http://bit.ly/wIzQmm

Vodafone wins India tax case
http://bit.ly/wQvRIS

Friday, 20 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

iBooks 2: Apple reinvents 'cumbersome' textbooks
http://tgr.ph/w5Quhy

IBM, other tech results point to robust IT demand
http://reut.rs/xeuDl1

Google drops 10% after surge in costs
http://on.ft.com/A2kUxQ

Media

How News Group hid the phone-hacking scandal
http://bit.ly/z6U3Y9

Acetrax preps TVoD launch
http://bit.ly/yAoeAV

Endemol reaches deal on £2.3bn debt
http://bit.ly/xK3afv

Telecoms

ZTE, Microsoft partner to tackle UK smartphone market
http://bit.ly/zT4vOS

Sony Ericsson loss heralds tough start for sole owner
http://reut.rs/xuQekx

LightSquared and GPS will never work together says report
http://bit.ly/y2lD0g

Wednesday, 18 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Jerry Yang resigns from Yahoo
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/jan/17/jerry-yang-resigns-yahoo

Fujifilm considering supporting Olympus
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/01/18/us-olympus-idUKTRE80H08420120118

Wikipedia joins blackout protest at US anti-piracy moves
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16590585

Media

Netflix shareholder sues
http://advanced-television.com/index.php/2012/01/17/netflix-shareholder-su
es/

BBC executive Richard Deverell leaves after 20 years to join Ofcom
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jan/17/richard-deverell-leaving-bbc-o
fcom

Lions Gate launches film on Facebook
http://advanced-television.com/index.php/2012/01/17/lions-gate-launches-fi
lm-on-facebook/

Telecoms

Reliance Communications gets funds from China to refinance bonds
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=470458

China Mobile and Clearwire collaborate on TD-LTE
http://www.telecoms.com/38631/china-mobile-and-clearwire-collaborate-on-td
-lte/

Three should not be crowded out of the 4G spectrum
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/jan/17/three-4g-spectrum-auction

Tuesday, 17 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Facebook plans $10bn May stock offering
http://www.guardian.co.uk/technology/2012/jan/16/facebook-10bn-may-stock-o
ffering

Five million 'second tablets' to be bought in 2012
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/technology/news/9018390/Five-million-second-tab
lets-to-be-bought-in-2012.html

Skype coming to Microsoft's Windows Phone 'soon'
http://www.digitalspy.co.uk/tech/news/a360389/skype-coming-to-microsofts-w
indows-phone-soon.html

Media

ITV and Sky told to do more for British film
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jan/16/itv-sky-british-film-smith-rep
ort

Rupert Murdoch Sopa attack rebuffed by Google
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16574977

Press regulation 'needs state support'
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jan/16/press-regulation-needs-state-s
upport

Telecoms

Sales of $100 smartphones set to double
http://www.ft.com/cms/s/0/18476244-4059-11e1-9bce-00144feab49a.html#axzz1j
hqU937w

France Telecom in talks to sell Orange Austria stake
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=470431

Motorola Mobility welcomes ITC ruling against Apple in patent suit
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=470430

Friday, 13 January 2012

Wednesday, 11 January 2012

Daily news round up

Technology

Intel Medfield chip on Motorola and Lenovo smartphones
http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/technology-16492156

Siemens and Philips sound alarm over forecasts
http://www.telegraph.co.uk/finance/newsbysector/industry/9006101/Siemens-a
nd-Philips-sound-alarm-over-forecasts.html

Dell plots late-2012 consumer tablet launch
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/01/11/us-ces-dell-idUKTRE80A07S20120111

Media

RadioPlayer teams up with Audioboo to offer listen-again service
http://www.guardian.co.uk/media/2012/jan/11/radioplayer-audioboo-listen-ag
ain-service

Roku follows Netflix to UK and Ireland
http://advanced-television.com/index.php/2012/01/10/roku-follows-netflix-t
o-uk-and-ireland/

Twitter lashes out at Google search changes
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/01/11/us-google-idUKTRE80A03O20120111

Telecoms

Free becomes France's fourth mobile operator
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=470307

Everything Everywhere plans for spectrum auction
http://uk.reuters.com/article/2012/01/10/uk-everything-everywhere-idUKTRE8
092HY20120110

Global mobile gaming revenue set to reach $18.3bn in 2016
http://www.totaltele.com/view.aspx?C=0&ID=470321

Tuesday, 10 January 2012