Deutsche Telekom said to eye BT tie-up; HTC woes worsen as smartphone sales decline

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> HTC slashed its second-quarter revenue forecast and predicted it could slip to a net loss of up to TWD9.05 billion (€260 million/$290 million) due to declining smartphone sales. Wall Street Journal article

> Orange CEO Stephane Richard accepted an invitation from Israel's Prime Minister, Benjamin Netanyahu, to visit the country to calm a diplomatic row. Reuters article

> University researchers powered a camera with ambient Wi-Fi signals. BBC News article

> Telekom Austria offered €30 million ($33.4 million) to acquire Croatian fixed line operator Amis. Telecom Paper report

> Deutsche Telekom is said to be interested in a potential acquisition of BT following the German company's possible exit from the U.S. market. Telegraph article

And finally…Want to report a war crime? There's an app for that. BBC News article

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