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  • John Paulson, president of Paulson & Co. Inc.

    Shareholder Paulson & Co. said it will vote against MetroPCS's proposed merger with T-Mobile USA, a unit of Deutsche Telekom, unless the companies sweeten the deal.

  • Visa-Samsung mobile payment phone.

    Some in the industry believe that the technology at the center of the move to mobile money may fail to take off, meaning the deals could be prove to be a gamble.

  • Hackers targeted dozens of computer systems at government agencies across Europe in a series of attacks that exploited a security flaw in Adobe software.

  • Verizon Wireless 4G Lite, CES

    South Korean telecom executives have a message for European cousins who have long looked on in envy at the highly connected Asian market: Be careful what you wish for.

  • HKT Powers Ahead

    Alex Arena, Group MD at Hong Kong Telecommunications, says the firm are firing on all cylinders and is pleased with the company's first year performance. He labels Apple's phone-locking policy in Hong Kong as unprecedented and inappropriate.

  • Sony's Xperia Z

    Sales of Sony's Xperia Z high-end smartphone have got off to a good start since its launch in several leading European markets on Monday, said the head of Xperia marketing.

  • Apple is easier to deal with under CEO Tim Cook than during Steve Job's reign, according to the head of one of Europe's major telecommunication companies.

  • The recent list of hacking victims couldn't be more high-profile. Facebook, Apple, Twitter, the New York Times and even Burger King have been hit by cyber-attacks, leaving some of them red faced. But that's also creating plenty of growth for internet and mobile security firms.

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    When Nokia chief executive Stephen Elop booked the Grand Tarabya hotel in Istanbul for the group's annual leadership meeting at the end of January, he planned a spectacular finale. As the meeting of 200 senior executives drew to a close, musicians introduced themselves into the room, playing Ravel's Bolero, until the whole orchestra was present for the climactic bars. The Financial Times reports.

  • As the Apples and Samsungs of the tech world dominate smart phone markets in the developed world, Finland-based mobile maker Nokia has set its sights elsewhere: the rural and isolated populations of the developing world. The Global Post reports.

  • HP Spectre laptop

    Hewlett-Packard said on Monday it will sell the webOS operating system to South Korea's LG Electronics.

  • The government of Iceland is drafting plans to ban pornography, in print and online, in an attempt to protect children from a tide of violent sexual imagery.

  • Is Viber the Mobile Rival to Skype?

    Viber CEO Talmon Marco explains how his messaging and voice-calling app, launched in 2010 to rival Skype, is adding half a million users per day.

  • BlackBerry's Thorsten Heins

    A modern BlackBerry with a physical keyboard might not arrive in the U.S. until May or June, a month or two behind other parts of the world, the CEO of the smartphone maker suggested in an interview.

  • A visitor inspects a Blackberry Z10 smartphone at the Showstoppers media event prior to the opening of the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Spain.

    Openness. Choice. Balance. These are the early buzzwords at Mobile World Congress, the industry's massive annual confab.

  • DT CEO: 'Company Has Developed A Heart'

    Rene Obermann, outgoing CEO of Deutsche Telekom, tells CNBC why the company is in a better place now than when he took over and what he hopes his legacy will be.

  • Can BlackBerry Pull it Off?

    CNBC's Seema Mody reports that BlackBerry shares have been downgraded to sell at MKM Partners. MKM cites the delayed BB10 launch and a lack of apps as some of its concerns.

  • Meg Whitman, President and Chief Executive Officer of Hewlett-Packard

    Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman told CNBC on Friday that there are no plans to break up the technology company and that revenue growth will accelerate in 2014.

  • BlackBerry President and CEO Thorsten Heins (R) stands with new BlackBerry Global Creative Director Alicia Keys.

    Research In Motion attempted to turn around its fortunes in January with two brand new devices, new software and a name change. But for many the real head-turner was the unusual appointment of soul singer Alicia Keys as global creative director.

  • Sony video game designer Mark Cerny speaks as Sony takes wraps off  PlayStation 4 in New York.

    Sony took the wraps off its next-generation video game console called "PlayStation 4" on Wednesday that will allow users to stream and play video games hosted on servers. The New York Times reports.

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