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PARIS, Feb 6- Telecoms equipment maker Alcatel-Lucent saw the initial fruits of cost-cutting, a tweaked product offering, and asset sales under new chief executive Michel Combes in 2013, but still posted a large net loss for the year.
*Google proposal valid in Europe for 5 years. BRUSSELS, Feb 5- Google agreed to make concessions on how it displays competitors' links on its website on Wednesday, in a deal with the European Union regulator that ended a three-year antitrust probe and avoided a fine.
*Only third CEO in Microsoft's 39- year history. *Gates says will spend 1/ 3 of his time on Microsoft.
*Only third CEO in Microsoft's 39- year history. SEATTLE, Feb 4- Microsoft Corp named 22- year company veteran Satya Nadella as its next chief executive officer on Tuesday and said co-founder Bill Gates would step down as chairman and advise the new CEO on technology, marking an epochal change of control at the company that drove the PC revolution.
The company also said Bill Gates would step aside as chairman of the board.
COPENHAGEN, Jan 31- Danish Prime Minister Helle Thorning-Schmidt, deserted by a key ally over plans to sell part of a state energy utility to Goldman Sachs, suffered further blows when its chairman resigned and a poll on Friday showed her weakened by the plan.
STOCKHOLM, Jan 29- Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg has told directors he has no plans to step down from the company following a report he is among candidates to take over from Microsoft Corp's Steve Ballmer, Bloomberg reported on Wednesday.
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STOCKHOLM, Jan 27- Samsung Electronics Co will pay Ericsson $650 million along with years of royalties to end a technology licence spat, the Swedish company said on Monday. The initial payment will lift fourth-quarter sales by 4.2 billion Swedish crowns and net income by 3.3 billion, Ericsson said in a statement.
Google and Samsung have bolstered their alliance through a patent licensing agreement, in the face of intellectual property battles. The FT reports.
Samsung's results shocked many investors as they announced lower revenue despite popular handsets and tablets sold around the world. Michael Yoshikami provides analysis ahead of Apple’s earnings next week.
Microsoft's good earnings came from the wrong place, says Rick Sherlund, Nomura Securities U.S. technology research team head, discussing the tech giant's strong quarterly results. Sherlund also weighs in on the search to replace CEO Steve Ballmer.
Treasuries after factory activity in China contracted in January for the first time in six months. A decline in the flash Markit/HSBC Purchasing Managers' Index in China, the world's second-largest economy, reinforced concerns about global growth, especially in commodity-sensitive emerging markets.
*Nokia slides after sales miss. LONDON, Jan 23- European shares fell on Thursday, pulled down by a double-digit fall in Nokia and weak U.S. and Chinese data which fed pessimism about global growth prospects and earnings.
European equities closed lower on Thursday following disappointing data from the U.S., where manufacturing growth slowed in January.
*Nokia slides after sales miss. LONDON, Jan 23- European shares fell on Thursday, deteriorating in afternoon trade after weak U.S. and Chinese data raised worries over the global growth outlook, led down by a double digit fall in Nokia as earnings pessimism resurfaced.
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HELSINKI, Jan 23- Nokia reported a 22 percent fall in sales at its core NSN network equipment division on Thursday, highlighting the problems facing management once it completes the sale of its former flagship phones business to Microsoft for 5.4 billion euros.
Nokia reported a 17 percent drop in full year net sales in 2013 on Thursday.