Hannes Ametsreiter to become CEO of Vodafone Germany; BT, EE go on offensive over merger

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> Vodafone Germany said it plans to appoint Telekom Austria's Hannes Ametsreiter as its new CEO, following approval from its supervisory board. Vodafone release

> BT and EE went on the offensive this week in a bid to gain support for their proposed merger, as TalkTalk stepped up its attack. Management Today article

> Swisscom announced Louis Schmid will replace Bart Morselt as its head of investor relations from Jul.1. Swisscom announcement

> WhatsApp, a mobile messaging application provider, faced criticism from the Electronic Frontier Foundation regarding its data privacy policies. Wall Street Journal article

> Fitbit, a maker of wearable fitness bands, enjoyed a strong debut on the New York Stock Exchange. New York Times report

> Apple prepared to include video calling and Wi-Fi in a second generation of its Watch wearable that is due to launch in 2016. Telegraph report

> Nokia edged a step closer to completing a tie-up with Alcatel-Lucent, after U.S. authorities gave their blessing. Nokia announcement

> Former Nokia CEO Stephen Elop is one of four high-level executives leaving Microsoft after a reshuffle. Reuters article

And finally…Belgium takes measures against those who want to text and walk...BBC News article

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