Iraq sets price for 3G licences; Telefónica said to target Mexican merger

> Google agreed to change the way it presents search results in Europe to avoid antitrust action by the European Commission. Article

> Iraq's Communications and Media Commission set a minimum price of $307 million (€225 million) on 3G licences, but has yet to decide when to hold the auction. Article

> SFR CEO Jean-Yves Charlier said a spinoff from Vivendi is the only plan for the French operator. Article

> VTB said it will stay as an investor in T2 RTK Holding for at least three years, after the Russian bank formally agreed the merger of Tele2 Russia with Rostelecom's mobile assets. Article

> Telefónica is reportedly in talks to combine its Mexico operations with Grupo Iusacell SA in a bid to challenge Carlos Slim. Article

> Altice owner Patrick Drahi sees consolidation of Israel's "crowded" mobile market, where Altice operates HOT. Article

And finally…A South Korean engineer claims the country is using modified versions of Microsoft's Kinect gaming motion sensor to defend its border with North Korea. Article

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