Telenor Q2 earnings miss expectations; Microsoft posts profit in fiscal Q4

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> Telenor reported second-quarter earnings that were below expectations because of an impairment charge on its VimpelCom stake. Wall Street Journal article

> Power issues caused outages on BT and Plusnet broadband networks in the UK, meaning thousands of users were unable to get online. Guardian article

> BlackBerry's share price fell after announcements of new security deals with the U.S. Senate and the country's Coast Guard. Reuters report

> Microsoft generated a net profit of $3.1 billion (€2.8 billion) in its fiscal fourth quarter -- calendar second quarter -- compared to a loss of $3.2 billion in the same period of 2015. Reuters report

And finally…U.S. army drops Android smartphones for iPhones. Telegraph article

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