Orange CEO open to Telecom Italia merger; TeliaSonera debates name change

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> Telecom Italia concluded the sale of its stake in Telecom Argentina to investment group Fintech. Reuters article

> TeliaSonera announced a proposal to change its name to Telia Company will be discussed at its AGM on Apr. 12. TeliaSonera release

> Orange CEO Stephane Richard would explore a merger with Telecom Italia if Vivendi supervisory board chairman Vincent Bollore invited him to. Reuters article

> Google discussed the launch of Project Loon for interconnectivity via balloons with several Indian telecoms operators. Economic Times article

And finally…Fingerprint sensors on smartphones are easily fooled. Guardian article

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