Microsoft may focus on smartphones for niche segments; EU to rule on Avago's Broadcom bid

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> Virgin Media detailed promotional offers to mark the entry of the brand into Ireland. Irish Independent report

> Microsoft was tipped to focus future smartphones on niche segments such as enterprise. Wall Street Journal report

> Apple Pay continues to struggle for traction in the U.S. a year after its launch. Bloomberg article

> The European Commission will decide by Nov. 9 whether or not clear a $37 billion (€32.9 billion) bid by U.S. chipmaker Avago Technologies for rival Broadcom. Reuters article

And finally...Phone snubbing, or "phubbing", has emerged as a new problem that can harm relationships. Telegraph article