Israeli court orders new auction of Modu patents

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An Israeli court has ordered Modu receiver Adv. Hanit Nov to hold a new auction for the company’s patents. According to reports, the court accepted the request by Google for a new auction. Kingston Technology won the original auction with a bid of US$5 million, while Google submitted a late bid of US$7 million. Judge Eitan Orenstin dismissed Kingston’s objections …

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Alvarion Loss expands on restructuring charges (Israel)

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Alvarion has stated that its first-quarter revenues dropped by 10.4% to US$46.5 million, and the net loss widened to US$14.5 million from US$4.9 million. The net loss included restructuring and other charges of approximately US$7.1 million related mainly to employee termination expenses and vacating office space. As of March 31, 2011, cash, cash equivalents and investments totaled $69.2 million. According to Eran Gorev, President and CEO …

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Orange and Partner to review royalties licence agreement (Israel)

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France Telecom and its Orange licensee in Israel, Partner Communications, have altered their royalties agreement to reflect more accurately France Telecom-Orange’s provision of marketing assistance and support with devices. The licence agreement, entered into on 14 September 1998, with the Orange Brand Services unit, provided for a royalty review period from 1 July 2012 to 30 September 2012 to be …

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Israel offers first Yiddish mobile phone

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An Israeli telecoms company is reportedly offering ultra-Orthodox Jewish clients a kosher smartphone with Hassidic folk music ringtones and a menu in Yiddish. While other firms have tapped into the religious market by offering phones free of internet access, with no email or access to Facebook which could lead users into temptation, none has so far offered its services in …

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Apple offers iPad 2 in Japan

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Apple is now offering the iPad 2 tablet PC in Japan. iPad 2 features a 9.7-inch LED-backlit LCD screen, dual-core A5 processor, two cameras, a front-facing VGA camera for FaceTime and Photo Booth, and a rear-facing camera that captures HD video, bringing the FaceTime feature to iPad users. iPad 2 delivers up to ten hours of battery life. iPad 2 …

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