Webwire: Samsung blasted in Apple fight; Yahoo mulls Alibaba re-sale

A US judge hearing an Apple lawsuit against Samsung has sanctioned the latter for failing to comply with a court order to turn source code over its opponent, and also barred Samsung from introducing some evidence in its defense.
 
A source claims Yahoo is in advanced negotiations to sell around 15% to 25% of Alibaba Group's shares back to the Chinese e-commerce giant.
 
The UK government will consult on new measures to protect children from internet pornography, including a proposal to require internet subscribers to opt in to viewing adult material.
 
Google faces a $10 million (€7 million) fine from US regulator FTC over its now-discontinued attempt to circumvent Safari privacy settings with third-party cookies.
 
Luca Luciani, CEO of Brazilian mobile operator TIM Participacoes, has resigned amid a scandal over the alleged use of irregular SIM cards in Italy to manipulate the market share data of parent company Telecom Italia.
 
Nigeria's telecom regulator NCC has threatened to impose sanctions on MTN Nigeria, for allegedly failing to inform subscribers or the regulator that it was experiencing disruptions to its network in Lagos.
 
India's Sistema Shyam Teleservices has filed a fresh appeal against a Supreme Court decision to revoke the 2G licenses held by the joint venture and seven other operators.

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