BT may announce decision on EE or O2 UK this week; Vodafone plots U.S. return

> BT could announce its decision on whether to buy O2 UK or EE this week, as talks reportedly continued over the weekend. Article

> Nokia's navigation company HERE will provide desktop and mobile maps for Chinese search engine Baidu's non-domestic services. Release

> Ericsson said it has sought a patent licensing deal with Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi for three years before shipments were banned in India. Report

> GCHQ, a UK intelligence agency, monitored communications from NATO and the EU for two and a half years after hacking the networks of Belgacom and its subsidiary BICS. Report

> Days after a Paris judge ruled not to block the UberPop car service, the French government said it plans to ban the Uber service that allows users to get rides with private cars from Jan. 1, 2015. Article

> Vodafone plans to return to the U.S. market next year by becoming an MVNO of T-Mobile US. Article

And finally…A moment's silence, please, for the technologies gone and maybe soon forgotten. Article

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