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Mobile Market Sees Positive Growth
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Worldwide shipments of cell phones in the second quarter increased 4.7 percent compared to the first, according to a report from iSuppli.

The growth marked the first successive increase for the market since the third quarter of 2008. Global shipments reached 265 million units in the second quarter, up from 253 million in the first.

LG TVs To Directly Stream Netflix Content
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LG Electronics has partnered with Netflix to introduce broadband-enabled HDTVs that will allow content to be streamed directly from the Internet without a set-top box.

LG says the new LCD and plasma HDTVs will be available this spring and will offer access to about 12,000 movies and TV episodes from Netflix.

LG Offers Mobiles With Google Services

LG Electronics and Google have entered into an agreement that will allow Google software to be installed on LG mobile phones, giving users access to Google’s services on their mobile handsets.