Late News: Apple Under Investigation In South Korea, Ovi Maps On Windows Mobile 7, Norio Ohga Passes Away

The South Korean communications watchdog is investigating Apple iPhone’s location logging feature to evaluate whether any privacy laws are being broken. According to Bloomberg, the Korea Communications Commission has asked Apple about the nature of the location storing feature.

Finnish mobile phone maker Nokia has outlined its Smartphone strategy for Microsoft’s Windows Phone 7 platform. In a post titled ‘Putting words into action’ on the Nokia Conversation’s blog the company said that under the new Nokia-Microsoft Windows Phone 7 deal, Nokia will bring its popular Ovi Maps service to the Windows Phone ecosystem.

The global business intelligence and analytical software market grew by 13.5 percent in 2010 to break the $10 billion barrier, Gartner has reported. According to new metrics released by the market research firm Gartner, growth in the BI and analytical software market was led by SAP, Oracle and Microsoft as the economic recovery fuelled IT purchases.

Former Sony chairman and CEO Norio Ohga, hailed as the father of the compact disc, died at the age of 81 on Saturday. Ohga joined Sony as an advisor in 1953, when the company was still called Tokyo Tsushin Kogyo and then went on to become president in 1980 and CEO in 1989.