12pm News Alertsfrom Silicon Republic Silicon Republic is a leading source for technology, science and start-up news, information and resources for people who are passionate about STEM. in the 10/29/2015edition:
Google’s ambitious plan to send hundreds of internet-beaming balloons into the sky to provide good internet access to people in every corner of the planet just took a major step forward after the tech giant reached a deal with the major mobile network providers in Indonesia to trial its network there next year.
Network equipment giant Nokia is to return €4.4bn to shareholders in dividends and buybacks. The company has also pushed forward its cost synergy target from the €15.6bn takeover of Alcatel-Lucent of €900m by one year to 2018.