Alcatel-Lucent's Q3 results show hope; Nortel patent owners sue over infringement

> Alcatel-Lucent reported a narrower loss for the third quarter amid rising revenue. The results indicate that the vendor's massive new cost-cutting plan is starting to take hold. Article

> Saudi Telecom Co (STC) has agreed to take full ownership of push-to-talk communications firm Bravo. Article

> In Czech Republic news, a Czech court has rejected an injunction request to stop the country's LTE spectrum auction, while Telefónica Czech Republic and T-Mobile CR have signed an agreement to share their 2G and 3G mobile networks.

> Cable & Wireless Communications paid $100 million (€74 million) to Panama's government to extend its mobile licence by 20 years. Article

> Rockstar, the consortium that bought Nortel's patents for $4.5 billion, sued Samsung Electronics, HTC, Huawei and four other companies for patent infringement in a U.S. court. Article

And finally…The first ATM for bitcoin opened in a Vancouver coffee shop. Article