Archive for August 20th, 2008

Google Invites Security Researchers to Debug Android (NewsFactor)

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NewsFactor – In a move that could help it avoid an iPhone 3G-like software drama, Google wants bug hunters to test its Android mobile platform. On Monday, the Android Security Team posted a message to introduce itself to the security research and vulnerability communities.

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Ericsson, ST form mobile JV, aim to lead industry (Reuters)

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Reuters – Ericsson and STMicroelectronics have agreed to combine their wireless chip and software businesses, strengthening their hand against competitors to supply the likes of top cellphone maker Nokia.

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Ericsson, STMicroelectronics form joint venture (AP)

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AP – Swedish wireless equipment maker LM Ericsson AB and Swiss chip-maker STMicroelectronics NV unveiled plans Wednesday to create a 50-50 joint venture that will make a key component known as chipsets for mobile phones.

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Apple tries to de-bug iPhone (USATODAY.com)

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USATODAY.com – Apple (AAPL) acknowledged Tuesday that a software update for the iPhone partly fixes the connection snags that have caused a global firestorm for the new iPhone 3G.

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Vodafone firm to sell iPhone 3G in India (Reuters)

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Reuters – Vodafone Essar, India’s third-largest mobile operator, will sell Apple’s iPhone 3G at 31,000 rupees ($708) for the 8GB model, a senior company official, who could not be named, said on Wednesday,

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