News bites: Google's Schmidt calls for Internet freedom in Myanmar

Google executive chairman Eric Schmidt called on Myanmar's government to develop the country's telecommunications infrastructure and promote free speech on the Web during a speech at a university in Yangon, the AP writes.

Executives at 11 Web companies sent a letter to the EU's top antitrust official that urged him to compel Google to change its business practices, The New York Times reports.

The communications regulator in South Korea said the cyberattack this week on its banking and media sectors may not have originated in China after all, according to Reuters.

BlackBerry will launch its latest smartphone in the United States on Friday, The Washington Post reports.

EU antitrust regulators are monitoring the distribution of Apple's iPad and iPhone for possible anti-competitive issues, according to Reuters.