European markets failed to hold onto gains by the market close, on the back of weakness seen in U.S. markets and a mixed batch of earnings.
European stocks came off their session lows in afternoon trade Friday to trade 0.1 percent higher.
European stocks ended Monday slightly higher after paring some gains as the rally in oil prices faded.
Telefonica on Monday registered its intention to float for a partial listing of its masts unit Telxius.
A local council in North London plans to use an artificial intelligence called Amelia to improve how it deals with its local rate payers.
The European Central Bank bought $392 million worth of corporate bonds in the first three days of such purchases last week.
EU antitrust regulators blocked on Wednesday CK Hutchison Holdings' planned £10.3 billion acquisition of O2 from Spain's Telefonica.
European equities finished the last trading day of the month sharply lower, as a raft of disappointing earnings dragged stocks deep into the red.
European markets finished sharply higher on Friday, buoyed by a rally in mining stocks and oil prices, on top of a positive set of company updates.
The business includes satellite and cable television services in Brazil, Colombia, Venezuela, Argentina and several other countries.
First in Germany and now in Russia, Apple is letting consumers buy digital goods from smartphones without credit cards.
Brands think virtual reality is the next form of mass entertainment, and they want to be the go-to media companies for VR content.
O2's being lined up to become a public company again after a merger with Three goes through, the Financial Times reports.
The tennis players at this year's U.S. Open 2015 will play for a $3.3 million prize, but according to one ranking they probably don't need the money.
Vivendi said it raised its stake in Telecom Italia to 14.9 percent, replacing Telefonica as its biggest shareholder.
Telefonica posted higher first-quarter sales and core profits thanks to growth abroad, a sign that an expected turnaround is underway.
China can only ensure its information security in the long run if it keeps its market open to the best technology products, foreign or domestic.
The "Fast Money" traders give their final trades of the day.
Asian equity markets struggled for direction on Wednesday following an uninspiring lead from Wall Street overnight.
Spanish telecommunications firm Telefónica has agreed to sell its O2 U.K. operation to Hutchison Whampoa.