10 Things You Need To Know This Morning

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Good morning! Here’s the news:

  • Dell is switching all its employees to Dell-Windows mobile phones away from BlackBerry.
  • Bank Of America and Citigroup are testing the iPhone as an alternative option to the BlackBerry for employees.
  • Mail.ru, the Russian web company that’s invested in Facebook, just raised $912 million in an IPO on the London Stock Exchange. Its stock rose 41% after the IPO.
  • Fortune takes a look at why HP fired Mark Hurd. Apparently, it was all because the board didn’t believe Hurd’s description of his relationship with Jodie Fisher.
  • ARM Holdings’ CEO predicts the tablet market swells to 60 million units sold next year, with most being powered by ARM chip designs.
  • Japanese gaming company DeNA says it gets 30 times as much revenue per user as Facebook and fifteen times as much revenue per user as Zynga.
  • T-Mobile USA blamed not having the iPhone for it’s struggling business, and inability to keep customers.
  • Dell has a video of a flip top, touch screen, partial tablet computer. It looks pretty crazy.
  • Yahoo lost another executive: CIO Michael Kirwan.
  • Oracle has been beating up SAP in its trial over IP theft.

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