Facebook prepares Bluetooth 'beacon' trial; Google disappoints despite revenue, profit growth

> Facebook plans to trial Bluetooth transmitters in eight retail stores in New York City. Report

> Qualcomm's share price fell 10 per cent after it forecast lower profit and revenue for 2015. Article

> Google's net profit increased by over $1 billion (€883 million) year on year in Q414, but revenue fell short of analysts' forecasts. Report

> BT is putting its house in order before buying EE by agreeing to pay down its pension deficit and signing off on an upgrade of its fibre network. Article

> Russia-based MegaFon plans to expand its offering of low-cost smartphones and is reportedly in discussions with producers including China-based Xiaomi. Article

> South Africa-based operator MTN plans to lay off up to 578 people at its domestic enterprise business unit, according to union officials. Article

And finally…UK drug dealers prefer 'dumb' Nokia feature phones to smartphones. Article