A special broadcast from Qualcomm's IQ2010, featuring the keynote speech from CEO Dr Paul Jacobs.
The recent announcement that former HP CEO Mark Hurd was joining Oracle as company president is now seeing a legal challenge from HP. Oracle CEO Larry Ellison made the initial announcement on Tuesday, saying "Mark did a brilliant job at HP and I expect he’ll do even better at Oracle".
Ofcom has decided to increase the maximum allowed power for 3G base stations in the UK. It's a move that was first proposed in February, when Vodafone asked to use higher-powered equipment following trials in Germany.
Qualcomm is committed to launching mobile TV in the UK. That was one of the clear messages from today’s IQ2010 event, hosted by Qualcomm at the Science Museum in London.
Vodafone says it's going to sell its entire 3.2% interest in China Mobile Limited, which will raise around £4.3 billion before costs. (That's almost twice what Vodafone paid for the original share back in 2000). Approximately 70% of the net proceeds will be returned to shareholders through a share buyback; the remainder will be used to reduce the Group’s debt.