News@10: Google Flooded With 75,000 CVs, Verizon iPhone 4 Sold Out & The Nokia E7

Verizon Wireless has revealed that it has manage to sell out on the CDMA iPhone 4 smartphone just two hours after the handset went on sale. The US mobile phone operator said that this was its most successful first day sales ever with more phones sold than at any other time in the history of the company.

MediaCat, the company which has been vilified for sending thousands of letters to customers of internet service providers suspected of illegal filesharing, has shut down together with ACS:law, its law firm.

A number of online retailers have already posted the Nokia E7 smartphone with the earliest shipping date listed as the 7th of March 2011 which is a better indication than Vodafone's "Coming Soon" sign. Expansys has the cheapest selling price for the Nokia E7 at £495 which includes free delivery; you will have to wait until the 12th of April though to get your hands on the handset.

Google has received more than 75,000 job applications in just seven days as the company announced that it would be recruiting 6,000 new employees in 2011. The previous record at Google was 65,000 CVs received in one week back in 2007, 15 per cent less than the amount of resumes received in the latest recruitment drive.

AOL this morning announced the purchase one of the biggest news sites on the web, the left-leaning Huffington Post, in a $315 million, all-cash purchase. This is just under five times what HuffPo expects to generate as revenue for the current financial year and roughly equivalent to 12 per cent of AOL's current market valuation.