Telecom Italia backs guidelines for independent board; Deutsche Telekom may cut more jobs

> Deutsche Telekom may cut more jobs in Europe, according to a German magazine report. Article

> Belgacom will lower its dividend for the next three years, as it forecast a 3 to 4 per cent fall in 2014 core profit. Article

> Telecom Italia's directors backed proposals by CEO Marco Patuano to give more influence to minority shareholders on the operator's board. Article

> Telekom Slovenia said its net profit grew 17 per cent last year, and it forecast further growth in 2014 as it strengthens its presence in the region. Article

> South African mobile operator Vodacom is taking legal action to stop the industry regulator halving fees operators charge competitors to carry calls on their networks. Article

And finally…Warning, this smartphone will self-destruct…Boeing produces a novel response to data snoopers. Article