BT to create over 1,000 engineering jobs at its Openreach network business

In a nationwide recruitment drive which will be part of British telco BT's £2.5 billion investment in its broadband network, the company will hire over 1,000 engineers at its Openreach network business.

ZTE to build smartphone powered by Intel’s new Clover Trail+ Atom processor

China-based device manufacturer ZTE has recently revealed that it has worked out a "strategic partnership" with chip giant Intel, for developing its next smartphone which will be equipped with Intel's latest Atom Z2580 processor.

Google’s Maps app faces potential ban in Germany

Google's popular Internet-based Maps app may be banned in Germany; with a regional court in Munich likely to uphold Microsoft's patent-infringement claim against Google's Motorola Mobility subsidiary.

Japan’s Ajinomoto acquires US contract drug manufacturer Althea Technologies

In a move which indicates that Japan-based food, pharmaceuticals, and specialty chemicals manufacturer Ajinomoto is aiming at new global acquisitions, recent reports have revealed that the company has struck an acquisition deal - worth approximately $175 million - with San Diego-based Althea Technologies, a 1998-founded contract drug manufacturer.