Telecom Italia extends Telecom Argentina sale deadline; Microsoft addresses low-cost handset criticism

> UK regulator Ofcom revealed that Vodafone is the worst operator for call quality in the UK, in a new market report. Report

> Apple detailed how a planned medical information storage system will work to healthcare companies in the U.S. Report

> Sony revealed it will launch its streaming TV service Playstation TV in Europe in the fourth quarter, priced at €99. Article

> Microsoft unveiled its latest low-cost mobile phone, as it faced criticism for apparently planning to ditch many of its cheapest devices. Report

> Omantel reported a flat second-quarter profit that beat analysts' estimates despite a drop in revenue. Article

> Telecom Italia has extended the deadline to complete the sale of Telecom Argentina to Sept. 1. Article

And finally...Pet cats and dogs have been turned into high-tech security tools, identifying unprotected Wi-Fi networks and even turning off TV sets during the recent FIFA World Cup. Article