Lenovo buys Motorola Mobility from Google; Ericsson CEO says will not take top job at Microsoft

> Ericsson overturned a near $1 billion (€737 million) net loss in the fourth quarter of 2012 with a near $1 billion profit in the same period of 2013, as its CEO Hans Vestberg said he will not be taking the CEO spot at Microsoft. Article

> Chinese consumer electronics maker Lenovo will catapult itself into the top three global smartphone vendors after acquiring Motorola Mobility from Google, analysts say. Article

> Altice set a price of €28.25 a share for its Friday stock market debut, giving the group a market capitalisation of €5.7 billion ($7.73 billion). Article

> MTN is considering legal action after South Africa's communications regulator lowered the cost of terminating calls on mobile networks. Article

> TeliaSonera said it expected flat sales and margins in 2014 after reporting fourth-quarter profit below expectations. Article

> Qualcomm beat analyst profit forecasts for its first fiscal first quarter despite a 2 per cent fall in net income year on year to $1.88 billion (€1.3 billion). Article

> UK MVNO Tesco Mobile said is now providing LTE services at no extra cost on all pay monthly and SIM-only contracts. Release

And finally…Residents of the Hebridean outpost of Coll are revolting over plans to install the island's first mobile mast amid concerns that mobile phones would destroy the island's peace and quiet. Article

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