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Huawei says NSA spying reports won't impact biz

Huawei said revelations that the U.S. National Security Agency had worked to crack into its servers and network gear and spy on the company will not have a negative impact on its business, according to acting CEO Eric Xu. However, the reports, which surfaced in March, have led Huawei executives and workers to engage in time-consuming damage control.

Ericsson bounces back to stronger Q1 profit, but N. American sales plunge 23%

Ericsson reported lower first-quarter sales but higher gross margins and profits as it focused on more lucrative contracts. However, the company saw a sharp 23 percent fall in revenue from North America, as large LTE coverage buildouts have peaked.

AT&T's $500M OTT video venture with Chernin Group could center on mobile services

AT&T announced a new, $500 million joint venture with The Chernin Group, a Hollywood production company for TV shows and movies, to target the over-the-top online video space--and AT&T specifically mentioned mobile as a key element in its efforts to expand into OTT online video.

Ericsson's Vestberg: 5G networks will be defined by how they are used

Ericsson CEO Hans Vestberg said he thinks that "5G" networks will be defined more by how the network is used than by a major leap in the air-interface technology.

Apple, Google chase exclusives in mobile games

According to a detailed report from the  Wall Street Journal, Apple and Google are battling each other for the most popular mobile games. Each company wants to offer its respective users the latest and greatest mobile games, and both are offering mobile gaming developers promotional incentives to encourage them to focus only on iOS (for Apple) or Android (for Google) with their game launches.

Report: Facebook to challenge Google, Apple with mobile ad network

Facebook will reportedly launch its own mobile advertising network later this month, according to multiple reports. The action will put Facebook in direct competition with Google's AdMob, Millennial Media, Apple's iAd and other mobile ad networks.

Q1 earnings season kicks off

The first-quarter earnings season is already underway, and FierceWireless will be covering all of the reports on profit, revenue and industry trends from across the wireless market. Special report

Google acknowledges slow Wallet adoption, but promises to stick with it

During a recent presentation at the Electronic Transaction Association's tradeshow in Las Vegas, Google Wallet chief Ariel Bardin conceded that customers have been slow to embrace the company's mobile payments service. However, he said that Google plans to remain in the mobile payments space for the long haul, and will continue to tweak the technology in hopes it will take off.

4K, 8K and more: The NAB 2014 show in pictures

The National Association of Broadcasters' annual trade show drew around 98,000 attendees from every facet of the broadcasting industry to Las Vegas. And while the customary displays of cameras and broadcast equipment can be found throughout the venue, new market entrants and technological innovation were also popping up on the show floor. Slideshow

Appsbar, AppMachine and others promise no-code app development

Although most mobile developers come from a traditional software development background using JavaScript or C++, a growing number of vendors are promising tools and templates that would allow anyone--even someone without any coding experience--to build basic smartphone apps.