Telecom Italia reportedly eyes Metroweb; Turkey blocks Twitter access

> Telecom Italia may look into taking a minority stake in Italian fibre network provider Metroweb, reports say. Article

> Talks between Austria and Carlos Slim's America Movil on pooling their stakes in Telekom Austria have reportedly turned tougher. Article

> Orange Poland plans to work with mBank, a unit of Germany's Commerzbank, to provide mobile financial services. Article

> Jana Marketplace has launched as a new way for advertisers to reach consumers in emerging countries through mobile phones. Article

> UK ad-funded MVNO Ovivo mobile has shut down without warning, citing "reasons beyond our control" in a posting on its web site. Article

> Twitter access was blocked in Turkey after Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said the microblogging service ignored court orders to remove content related to a government corruption scandal. Article

And finally...A new "anti-social" app called Cloak has been launched as an alternative to social network sites by helping people to avoid their friends. Article

 

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