Saudi Telecom net profit falls by a third; Samsung drops Qualcomm for flagship smartphone

> Twitter, Facebook, Google and other U.S. tech companies must help European countries seek out terrorist content online, French and German officials said. Report

> Montblanc, the famed fountain pen manufacturer, is preparing to launch its first smart watch. Report

> Samsung Electronics plans to use its own processors in future versions of its Galaxy S smartphone, after a new Qualcomm chip overheated in testing. Report

> Microsoft is tipped to unveil a converged operating system later today (Weds) that will cover wearable devices, smartphones, PCs, and its XBox games console. Article

> ZTE said its 2014 profits likely increased by 94 per cent to CNY2.64 billion (€367 million/$424.5 million) mainly because of its LTE network and smartphone businesses. Article

> Saudi Telecom reported a 32.6 per cent slump in fourth-quarter net profits to SAR2.44 billion (€562 million/$649.8 million), and appointed Khalid bin Hussain Biyari as its CEO. Article

And finally...hang on to that laptop; apparently one is stolen every 53 seconds. Article

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