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UPDATE 2-Telecom Italia network back in play after watchdog decision

21 Jan 2019

* TIM landline network worth up to 15 bln euros (Recasts, adds detail from Elliott statement, AGCOM, shares, analyst)

Leftist militant Battisti extradited to Italy after arrest in Bolivia

13 Jan 2019

MILAN Italian former leftist guerrilla Cesare Battisti, convicted of murder and on the run for almost four decades after escaping prison, was extradited to Italy after being arrested in Bolivia, officials said on Sunday.

Trussardi reaches deal to sell majority stake to QuattroR fund - sources

21 Dec 2018

MILAN, Dec 21 Investment fund QuattroR has agreed to buy a stake of up to 80 percent in Trussardi even though the Italian fashion house needs a few more weeks to finalise details with creditor banks before signing off on the deal, two sources said on Friday.

Italy's Saipem to sign deal this week for Russian LNG work - sources

18 Dec 2018

MOSCOW/MILAN, Dec 18 Italian energy contractor Saipem plans to sign a deal this week with Novatek to build offshore platforms for the Russian firm's liquefied natural gas project, Arctic LNG 2, two sources close to talks told Reuters.

Saipem says Shamoon variant crippled hundreds of computers

13 Dec 2018

MILAN/NEW YORK A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 of the company's computers used a variant of the notorious Shamoon virus, Saipem said, a development that links the case to a massive attack in 2012 on Saudi Aramco.

Shamoon computer virus variant is lead suspect in hack on oil firm Saipem

12 Dec 2018

MILAN/NEW YORK, Dec 12 A hack on Italian oil services firm Saipem that crippled more than 300 computers was likely caused by a variant of a notorious destructive virus known as Shamoon, the company and two cybersecurity firms said.

Saipem servers suffer cyber attack in Middle East

10 Dec 2018

MILAN Italian oil services company Saipem said it had identified a cyber attack out of India on Monday that had primarily affected its servers in the Middle East.

Generali puts 4 billion euros on table for growth options

21 Nov 2018

MILAN Generali has earmarked up to four billion euros for acquisitions and growth as it looks to asset management and high-margin business in Latin America and Asia to fuel earnings.

Enel ramps up green energy and networks to boost returns

20 Nov 2018

MILAN Europe's biggest utility, Italy's Enel , pledged on Tuesday to invest more in its green energy and network businesses to boost earnings and meet growing demand for electricity and new digital services.

Gubitosi seen as favorite to become Telecom Italia CEO: sources

16 Nov 2018

MILAN Veteran Italian manager Luigi Gubitosi is seen ahead in the race to become the new chief executive of Italy's biggest telecoms group Telecom Italia (TIM) , two sources familiar with the matter said.

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