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Google to add new Nexus 6P and 5X to Project Fi MVNO

As expected, Google today announced its new Nexus 6P (built by Huawei) and the Nexus 5X (built by LG). Notably, the company said the phones would be available through its Project Fi MVNO.

Google, Yahoo, AOL go head-to-head with new platforms, strategies

As Advertising Week kicks off in New York, Yahoo, Google and AOL separately gave the multiday confab an OTT-centric push, announcing major updates to their advertising and streaming platforms. Yahoo said it has made BrightRoll its unified brand for programmatic advertising, while Google announced two key updates ad features on its platform.

Verizon, AT&T and other carriers reportedly won't sell Google's rumored Nexus 6P and 5X

According to a new report, Sprint, T-Mobile US, Verizon Wireless and AT&T won't sell the new Nexus smartphones that Google is widely expected to announce during a media event tomorrow. Instead, Google will sell the devices through its website only.

FTC reportedly probing Google on anti-trust issues, says it might have improperly favored Android

The Federal Trade Commission (FTC) has launched a probe into possible anti-trust violations by Google. The inquiry is in the beginning phases, said the report, which is  fully abstracted here by  FierceWireless.   

Report: FTC probing whether Google violated antitrust laws by favoring its own services in Android

The Federal Trade Commission is investigating whether Google has restricted its competitors' access to its Android operating system and favored its own services, according to a  Bloomberg  report. 

Rumor Mill: Google's new Nexus phones from LG and Huawei to be called Nexus 5X and Nexus 6P

According to  Android Police, which received images of the devices' packaging, the LG-made 5.2-inch phone will be called the Nexus 5X while the Huawei-made gadget with a 5.7-inch screen will be dubbed the Nexus 6P.

IoT requires new ways of thinking about security

As companies like Apple, AT&T, GE, Google and others fight for a piece – or the whole pie – of the connected home in the Internet of Things (IoT) era, companies big and small are going to need to think differently about how they secure all these "things."

Cox files suit against AT&T, city of Tempe, Ariz.

Cox Communications has filed a federal lawsuit against the city of Tempe, Ariz., alleging that the city's regulations favor Google Fiber.

Update: Nokia working with Google in 3.5 GHz spectrum

LAS VEGAS--Nokia is working with Google in the 3.5 GHz spectrum band and may be considering deploying LTE-U in that band. According to Ricky Corker, president of North America and EVP of Nokia Networks, the company is seeing interest in deploying LTE-U in the 3.5 GHz band from non-traditional players like Google.  However, Google denies it is working with Nokia specifically on LTE-U. 

Vivendi cements position as Telecom Italia's largest shareholder

French media company Vivendi strengthened its hold on Telecom Italia by further increasing its stake in the Italian operator in early September.