Italy seeks control of Three/Wind merger; Apple loses out to Samsung in patent appeal

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> Argentine businessman Carlos Newbery is prepared to offer up to $1.1 billion (€1 billion) for Telecom Italia's stake in Telecom Argentina. Bloomberg article

> Italy submitted a request to the European Commission to take over the review of CK Hutchison's plan to buy Wind Italy from VimpelCom. Reuters article

> LetterOne, the investment fund of Russian businessman Mikhail Fridman, withdrew its offer to help finance a merger between Brazilian operators Oi and Telecom Italia's TIM. Financial Times report

> Version three of the Raspberry Pi will offer a 50 per cent boost in processing speed, Wi-Fi and Bluetooth. Telegraph article

> Samsung won an appeal against a court ruling that it infringed Apple's smartphone patents. Bloomberg report

And finally…Boy wins connected home device competition aimed at girls. BBC News report