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  • BRUSSELS, Feb 26- Italy's antitrust authority wants to decide the fate of telecoms firm Hutchison's plan to merge its Italian subsidiary with a unit of Vimpelcom, pitting it against the EU competition authority which is currently reviewing the case. The Italian watchdog has asked the European Commission, which has been scrutinizing Hutchison's proposal to...

  • Ofcom announces decision on BT's Openreach

    Guy Peddy, head of European telecom research at Macquarie Group, discusses Ofcom's call for BT to reform its Openreach network.

  • We're bullish on telecoms: UBS strategist

    Nick Nelson, head of European equity strategy at UBS, discusses the telecoms sector and Ofcom's decision on BT's Openreach network.

  • Challenges for telecoms in Asia

    Sigve Brekke, CEO of Telenor, says macro economic conditions in Asia are not affecting the company, but competition is increasing

  • BERLIN, Feb 19- A Berlin court rejected on Friday a legal complaint filed by German publishers which said Google was abusing its market power by refusing to pay them for displaying newspaper articles online. Germany's biggest newspaper publisher, Axel Springer, and 40 other publishers had accused Alphabet Inc's Google of unfair treatment.

  • Uber losing $1B a year in China

    The ride-hailing service sees heightened competition from local rival Didi Kuaidi.

  • Strong dollar impacts WMT Q4 revenues

    When it's all said and done this stock will work when the top line is stable, says Paul Trussell, Deutsche Bank, breaking down Wal-Mart's quarterly results.

  • Wal-Mart posts mixed quarter, raises dividend

    Joseph Feldman, Telsey Advisory Group, breaks down Wal-Mart's quarterly numbers which beat on earning but came in light on expected revenues.

  • Street eyes WMT Q4 results

    Budd Bugatch, Raymond James, discusses his expectations when retail giant Wal-Mart reports earnings this morning, including customer traffic and the impact of deflation on food.

  • The challenges facing the banking sector

    Simon Willis, head of research and banking analyst at Daniel Stewart & Company, says major economies need a spread of large and small banks.

  • Powell's Books CEO: Another generation of print readers coming

    Miriam Sontz, Powell's Books CEO, says Amazon's brick and mortar buzz is a great acknowledgment there is something special about shopping in bookstores versus online. Sontz also addresses the high cost of renting space.

  • A barman serves a glass of craft beer in Ecuador

    The craft beer sector has become a victim of its own success as big multinational brewers look to exploit a change in what customers drink.

  •  'Must Read': Swiping Apple's crown

    The "Worldwide Exchange" crew discusses the morning's top attention-grabbing headlines, including a look at three Chinese tech companies that have global ambitions.

  • BWLD CEO: We had calendar shift

    Sally Smith, Buffalo Wild Wings CEO, discusses her company's response to a food poisoning report in Kansas City, and weighs in on the quarterly results and upcoming Super Bowl.

  • Evolving AOL brand & growing mobile ads

    CNBC's Julia Boorstin speaks to AOL Chairman and CEO Tim Armstrong, about his relationship with Verizon and the evolving AOL brand.

  • Uber, Lyft pressure taxi companies

    The rise in popularity of on-demand ride services continue to threaten traditional taxi companies.

  • KIEV, Jan 22- The head of Ukraine's competition authority said on Friday that the watchdog had decided to fine Russian gas company Gazprom 85 billion hryvnias for abusing its monopoly on the Ukrainian gas transit market. The decision by the Ukrainian regulator is the latest chapter in a long-standing gas conflict between the two countries, resulting in a sharp...

  • Digitization is essential: Cisco VP

    Chris Dedicoat, executive vice president of worldwide sales for Cisco, says every company needs to become a tech company and digitize to stay competitive.

  • Is the EU targeting US corporations?

    Margrethe Vestager, competition commissioner for the European Commission, disagrees with the argument that the EU is unfairly targeting U.S. multinationals over tax and competition issues.

  • Herb Greenberg's best & the worst CEOs

    Herb Greenberg, Pacific Square Research Partner, shares his list of the best and the worst CEOs from 2015.