Telefonica offers concessions for E-Plus approval; Orange completes Orange Dominicana sale to Altice

> The European Commission said Telefonica has offered concessions in a bid to secure approval for its acquisition of German operator E-Plus from KPN. Article

> Security company Kaspersky Lab noted a sharp rise in the number of cyber criminals seeking to exploit a flaw in the OpenSSL security standard, which was revealed on Monday. Article

> Telecom Italia's smartphone users will be able to access Sky Italia TV content as part of a broader web TV deal between the companies. Article

> Motorola Mobility appointed Rick Osterloh as COO, in preparation for its take over by Chinese vendor Lenovo. Article

> Numericable has launched €6.55 billion ($9.04 billion) of loans to back its acquisition of Vivendi's SFR. Article

> Orange said it has completed the sale of 100 per cent of Orange Dominicana to Altice. Release

> Deutsche Telekom is reportedly considering a bid for Telekom Slovenia to add to its Eastern European operations. Article

And finally…Done in 30 seconds? A company from Israel claims its new prototype phone battery will take only that long to charge. Article