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MOSCOW, Oct 11- Russian bank VTB has agreed to sell a 50 percent stake in mobile phone operator Tele2 Russia to a group of Russian investors, a senior executive of VTB said on Friday. A deal could be worth around $2 billion, according to valuation figures VTB gave for Tele2 Russia in its last financial report.
*Telecom Italia, TIM shares rise more than 6 percent. MILAN/ FRANKFURT, Oct 9- Telecom Italia is considering a sale of its 67 percent stake in Brazilian mobile operator TIM Participacoes in a bid to reduce its debt, said a person familiar with the matter on Wednesday.
While there are more high-profile women running top tech companies than a few years ago, women are still woefully underrepresented in the upper ranks.
*Vodacom shares drop 6 pct, MTN down 3 pct. JOHANNESBURG, Oct 7- Shares of South African mobile operators Vodacom Group and MTN Group fell sharply on Monday after the telecoms regulator said it planned to cut by 75 percent the fees they can charge rivals to use their network.
SAN FRANCISCO, Oct 3- Twitter Inc will seek to raise $1 billion in the largest Silicon Valley IPO since Facebook Inc's 2012 coming-out party, according to an IPO filing made public on Thursday. Revenue almost tripled to $316.9 million in 2012, from $106.3 million in 2011. It said about 65 percent of its revenue derives from mobile users.
NEW YORK, Sept 26- Sprint Corp is in no rush to follow the strategy of smaller rival T-Mobile US, which plans to cut back on offering BlackBerry smartphones, the chief financial officer of the No. 3 U.S. mobile operator said on Thursday.
A glitch in the Apple Maps app on newer iPhones and iPads guides people up to a runway at a major Alaska airport instead of sending them on the proper route to the terminal.
TORONTO/ NEW YORK, Sept 25- Shares in BlackBerry Ltd fell more than 6 percent on Wednesday on doubts about a $4.7 billion bid to take the smartphone maker private, and after a big U.S. carrier said it would stop stocking BlackBerry smartphones in its stores.
Hans Vestberg, Ericsson Group president & CEO, discusses the company's leading role in the tech industry and how it intends to stay competitive and fend off its rivals.
A group of German hackers claimed to have cracked the iPhone fingerprint scanner on Sunday, just two days after Apple launched the technology that it promises will better protect devices.
Apple's iTunes Radio poses a threat to Pandora, but some market pros think there's enough demand in the streaming music business to go around.
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has made a plea to investors to support his vision of the company as a unified devices and services powerhouse.
Hackers are gearing up for Friday's release of the iPhone 5S, aiming to be the first to crack the device's first-ever fingerprint scanner.
Reviewers are singing the praises of Apple's new iPhones—particularly the premium 5S with its new fingerprint scanner and improved chip and camera.
Divergent market expectations and positive reviews of the new iPhone have made Apple the most controversial stock Cramer has ever seen.
Pre-orders for Apple Inc's new plastic-backed, brightly colored iPhone 5C have not been "overwhelming."
BlackBerry launched its new Z30 flagship smartphone on Wednesday, as it battles to win back market share despite uncertainty around its future.
Techies could soon text with a clear conscience as the world's first fair trade smartphone is unveiled in London on Wednesday.
Sept 17- Pre-orders for Apple Inc's new plastic-backed, brightly colored iPhone 5 C have not been "overwhelming," and supply of both that model as well as a more expensive phone has been disappointing, a source at a U.S. wireless carrier told Reuters on Tuesday.
Apple has been unusually quiet about the number of iPhones pre-ordered, but that may not mean bad news for the company, one analyst said.
Qualcomm on Friday said it will promote Steve Mollenkopf to chief executive officer, effective March 4, 2014. He will continue to serve as the president.
Want to crank up that home theater system? LG is hoping its new wireless speaker system will help.
IBM is accused of concealing how its ties to what became a major U.S. spying scandal in China caused its market value to plunge.