FIFA World Cup shatters social media records; Telekom Austria still Slim's European beachhead

> Some 45,000 UK small businesses are still using dial-up to access the internet, the Federation of Small Businesses said. Report

> FIFA's World Cup Final became the most discussed sports event on Facebook, with 280 million posts and comments during the match, while Twitter registered a record 618,725 messages per minute after the game. Article

> China Mobile, China Telecom and China Unicom established a joint infrastructure company to cut capex and boost return on investment. Report

> Apple denied Chinese media reports that iPhone location software is a security risk. Article

> Carlos Slim, owner of America Movil, hinted that Telekom Austria remains the beachhead for his company's Central and Eastern European expansion plans. Report

And finally…Security company Avast said it found naked selfies on a batch of second-hand Android smartphones, even after the 'factory reset' option had been used on the devices. Article

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