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Xbox studio adds former WB Network boss

In what may be a sign of Microsoft's original content development ambitions, Xbox Entertainment studios has hired former WB Network CEO Jordan Levin.

Verizon, Microsoft, Intel, AT&T execs make list of Rising Stars in Wireless

In today's spotlight, FierceWireless profiles several up-and-coming executives in the industry. Its 2014 "Rising Stars in Wireless" report includes executives from Verizon, AT&T, Microsoft, Sprint, U.S. Cellular, Microsoft, Intel and Qualcomm.

Android on Microsoft phones? Developers are sharply divided

If the rumors about Microsoft bringing Android to its mobile phones are true, the company can expect a sharply divided developer community.

Rumor Mill: Nokia's 'Normandy' forked Android phone to cost $110

Nokia's rumored phone running a forked version of Google's Android platform, codenamed "Normandy," will retail for around $110, according to a Vietnamese retail site.

Vodafone spends $3B on Indian spectrum during taxing times

Vodafone continued its spending spree in India after the operator won spectrum licences worth around $3 billion following the conclusion of an auction that raised a total of about 611.62 billion rupees ($9.8 billion or €7.2 billion)- much more than expected- for the Indian government.

WifiForward adds ballast to demand for unlicensed spectrum

Internet and communications heavyweights along with other supporters want more spectrum for Wi-Fi, and they want it now. The WifiForward coalition is calling for policymakers to open up more unlicensed spectrum for Wi-Fi and other uses, contending that Wi-Fi in general is at risk due to a deluge of wireless data traffic that is causing increasing spectrum congestion.

Android OS dominates smart watch market

Google's Android operating system (OS) is dominating more than just smartphone shipments, according to latest figures from Strategy Analytics.

Report: Microsoft might bring Android apps to Windows

Unnamed sources familiar with Microsoft's plans tell The Verge that Microsoft is "seriously considering" allowing Android apps to run on both Windows and Windows Phone.

Report: Nokia preps 'Normandy' Android phone for Mobile World Congress release

Nokia is going to soon release a phone running a forked version of Google's Android platform, according to a  Wall Street Journal  report. The release of the phone, codenamed "Normandy," will come just ahead of the closing of Microsoft's $7.4 billion deal to buy Nokia's handset business.

Sprint's Q4 wireline revenue rises to $859M with strong data, voice service results

Sprint's wireline revenues were a bit of a mixed bag in the fourth quarter of 2013, rising to $859 million sequentially but down year-over-over year from $949 million in the same period a year ago.