Orange chief reiterates French consolidation call; BlackBerry mulls Sweden office closure

> du raised AED18.9 million (€4.7 million/$5.1 million) in its first special number auction. Release

> Qualcomm is aiding Chinese smartphone makers' international expansion. Article

> BlackBerry discussed job cuts with union leaders as it mulls a closure of offices in Sweden. Report

> Apple's iPhone sales in China in the calendar first quarter were tipped to have exceeded those in the U.S. for the first time. Article

> Orange CEO Stephane Richard again called for consolidation in the French mobile market, but noted a price war in the country is starting to ease. Report

And finally…Is this really what Google thinks of Apple? Report

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