Microsoft picks new CEO; Samsung fuels Galaxy S5 speculation

> UK mobile phone retailer Phones4U said more than half of its contract business is now generated through LTE connections. Release

> U.S. authorities ordered Google to remove a barge docked in San Francisco bay, stating the company had no permission to construct the platform. Article

> Samsung is tipped to launch its latest high-end smartphone, the Galaxy S5, on the closing day of the forthcoming Mobile World Congress. Article

> Microsoft has named Satya Nadella as its third CEO to replace Steve Ballmer, while co-founder and former CEO Bill Gates will be stepping down as chairman of the company, to be replaced by John Thompson. Article

> Vodafone's South African operator Vodacom said revenue in the third quarter rose by more than 10 per cent after strong data sales. Article

> Russian mobile operator MTS said it expected sales to rise by 3-5 per cent a year in 2014-2016, compared with a reduced target of around 5 per cent in 2013. Article

> Manx Telecom expects to raise £156.3 million (€188.8 million) by floating on the junior Aim market on Feb. 10. Article

> Tele2 said its strategy chief Roxanna Zea would leave the company because of differing views on the company's future. Article

And finally...Gaming enthusiasts across the world can now join the search for cancer cures with a citizen science project using a smartphone game. Article

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