UK retailers favour Samsung over Apple; Finland to auction new LTE spectrum

> UK retailers more likely to recommend a Samsung device ahead of an Apple iPhone, according to the latest research from Informa Telecoms & Media. Article

> Finland will auction 800 MHz spectrum for LTE and looks to raise €100 million. Article

> The French mobile commerce market grew 150 per cent to €1 billion in 2012, according to French e-commerce association Fevad. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent reportedly cut the pricing on its $2.65 billion loan again. Article

And finally… A noodle bowl that doubles as an iPhone charger. Article