Facebook reveals rise in user data requests; UK government seeks coverage improvements

> The UK government is consulting on new legislation to force mobile operators to improve coverage in the country. Article

> Vodafone UK added Sky's NOW TV Entertainment services to its Red 4G plans, alongside Sky Sports and Spotify Premium. Post

> Microsoft Office users can manage their files via mobile phone, after the U.S. software giant teamed with Dropbox, a file sharing company. Article

> Facebook revealed that government requests for user data in the first half of 2014 increased by around 25 per cent compared to the back half of 2013. Report

> Google's wearable Glass devices pose a road safety threat by limiting peripheral vision, university researchers say. Report

> Safaricom, a Kenyan operator that is 40 per cent owned by Vodafone, said pre-tax profit rose to KES21.1 billion (€188 million/$235.8 million) in the half-year to end-September. Article

> TIM Participacoes, the Brazilian unit of Telecom Italia, posted an 11 per cent rise in third-quarter profit to BRL348.3 million (€111 million/$139 million). Article

And finally...Dogs deserve wearable technology too. Article

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