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AMNews: BT Broadband Outage, Samsung Galaxy S II on AT&T, Steve Jobs at iPhone 5 Launch?

Nokia has closed a Symbian software development and support services outsourcing deal with Accenture. The deal, which was first announced on July 22nd 2011 states Accenture will provide software development and support services to Nokia until at least 2016.

Cisco Systems unveiled last week a massive collection of security advisories and patching 10 distinct vulnerabilities in the process. All the vulnerabilities were related to some of the company’s widely used software, as well as unified communication products.

Steve Jobs, the co-founder of Apple and talismanic former CEO, presided over all of Apple's major product releases until August this year, when he retired facing serious health issues. Steve Jobs even took the stage to present the iPad 2, despite being on medical leave.

Samsung Electronics’ brand new product - the Samsung Galaxy S II is now available via AT&T, according to new, confirmed reports. The device is a massive hit - surpassing 10 million in terms of sales. The AT&T version of the Galaxy S II, however, is slightly different from the Sprint and T-Mobile versions.

Hundreds of thousands of BT broadband users may have been affected by what has been described as a "power failure" at a major exchange located in Birmingham. Worryingly, many business users have been without broadband for most of the day with some saying that they have lost significant revenue as a result.

Ravi Mandalia

Ravi Mandalla was ITProPortal's Sub Editor (and a contributing writer) for two years from 2011. Based in Ahmedabad, India, Ravi is now the owner and founder of Parity Media Pvt. Ltd., a news and media company, which specializes in online publishing, technology news and analysis, reviews, web site traffic growth, web site UI. Ravi lists his specialist subjects as: Enterprise, IT, Technology, Gadgets, Business, High Net Worth Individuals, Online Publishing, Advertising, Marketing, Social Media, News, Reviews, Audio, Video, and Multi-Media. He has also previously worked as Dy. Manager - IT Security at (n)Code Solutions.