Alcatel-Lucent covers debt with bonds; Google inundated with information removal requests

> Google received at least 12,000 requests for personal information to be removed in the first hours of offering the so-called "right to be forgotten" in Europe. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent is offering convertible bonds worth up to €1 billion ($1.3 billion) to cover debt repayments. Article

> Peter Sunde, a founder of The Pirate Bay file sharing site, was arrested at the weekend after evading authorities for almost two years over copyright violation charges. Article

> Dyson, a manufacturer of vacuum cleaners, produced prototype smart glasses at least a decade before Google launched its Glass device. Article

And finally…A UK university employed social media operators to deal with enquiries from a growing number of students who believe email is too slow. Article