Telefonica raising prices to end 6-year earnings slump; MegaFon grows profit in Q1

> European mobile operators may be forced to offer at least 100 MB a year at domestic rates to subscribers travelling in the European Union, Reuters reports. Article

> Telefonica plans to hike prices in May to end a six-year slump. Article

> Russian operator MegaFon reported a 2.4 per cent increase in its first-quarter net profit to RUB7.4 billion (€130 million/$143.55 million). Article

> LG's new G4 smartphone is the first to use Qualcomm's Snapdragon 808 processor. Release

> Alcatel-Lucent appointed Ramy Hashem, its former Middle East CTO, as country senior officer and MD of Ghana. Release

> Twitter discovered it's not always good to share: the company's share price fell by at least 25 per cent after it erroneously issued quarterly results early. Report

> Shareholders of O2 Czech Republic agreed to spin off the infrastructure part of the operator into a new company. Article

And finally...Ear, ear. Yahoo tests new smartphone ID system using various body parts. Article

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