Apple cuts carbon footprint; Vodafone seeks India tax resolution

> Apple recorded its first decline in carbon footprint since it started monitoring the figure, with a 3 per cent drop between 2012 and 2013. Report

> The share prices of Portugal Telecom and Brazil's Oi have been affected this week by concerns that their merger will be undermined by PT's purchase of short-term debt from the troubled Espirito Santo group. Article

> Carlos Slim bows to regulatory demands and starts the process of breaking up his Mexican empire with plans for huge asset sales. Article

> Vodafone vowed to continue international arbitration to resolve a $2.2 billion (€1.6 billion) tax dispute with India's government. Report

> French regulators will rule on Numericable's purchase of SFR in the third quarter of this year. Article

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