Speculation mounts over Telecom Italia/Hutchison talks; EE defends Apple's LTE policy

> Rumours continue to swirl over talks between Telecom Italia and Hutchison Whampoa. Article

> France Telecom CEO Stephane Richard  aid he would take a pay cut if the French government follows through on a plan to tax companies with executive salaries above €1 million. Article

> EE defended Apple's LTE policy. Article

> DragonWave said it cut its senior management positions by one-third and made changes to its agreement with Nokia Siemens Networks to reduce operating expenses. Article

And finally… Staff at the BBC lost 785 tablets, laptops and handsets in three years. Article