Hutchison Whampoa wins UK tax case; Telecom Italia sells HQ for €75M

> Hutchison Whampoa won a bid for tax relief on losses at Hutchison 3G UK following a ruling by the European Union's highest court. Article

> Brazil's securities industry watchdog CVM has lifted a suspension on Oi's 6 billion real ($2.7 billion) share offering, paving the way for the operator's merger with Portugal Telecom. Article

> Telecom operators in Turkey closed loopholes in a government block of social media by intercepting web traffic sent to public address books operated by U.S. companies including Google. Article

> Sales of ZTE's Nubia Z5 smartphone in China are tipped to surge, after first lady Peng Liyuan used the device during a sports event in Germany. Article

> Telecom Italia has sold its headquarters in Milan for €75 million ($103 million). Release

> Kenya will start building its 4G network next year and is open to talks with operators on the best rollout model, its telecoms minister said. Article

And finally...Several new apps are emerging to help the more anti-social among us avoid bumping into people we don't want to meet. The latest, Split, tells us when people are nearby and suggests an alternative route on a map. Article

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