Facebook hopes to raise $10B for IPO; Chris Nicoll to head ACG's mobility practice

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> Facebook is rumored to have put together a plan to raise almost $10 billion in an initial public offering, bringing the total value of the social networking site to $100 billion. Article

> Phoenix Center will hold the 11th annual U.S. Telecoms Symposium on Thursday, Dec. 1.  Release

> A group of concerned parents in Toronto pulled their kids out of classes last week protesting the school's use of WiFi. Article

> Chris Nicoll, a veteran telecom analyst, has been named as ACG Research's principal analyst for its mobility service. Release

> Skype wants the UK's mobile operator community to allow it to carry their VoIP service on their networks. Article

And finally ... A Verizon repairman in Florida who tapped into his wife's home phone calls has been charged with attempted murder. Article

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