News of Note—Altice’s towers, Apple’s Siri development, BlackBerry’s CEO and more

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Here are the stories we’re following this morning:

> Samsung will offer same-day, in-person authorized support services for its phones in collaboration with uBreakiFix. PhoneArena article

> A new article details the inner turmoil of Apple’s development of the Siri service. PhoneArena article

> Indian smartphone maker Micromax reportedly has inked a patent-license agreement with Ericsson. Mobile World Live article

> American Tower and others have reportedly bid on Altice’s Portuguese towers. Mobile World Live article

> Apple is clarifying its offerings for families. Web page

> AT&T is urging those in Nebraska to vote for legislation that paves the way for the rollout of small cells. Omaha World Herald article

> BlackBerry said John Chen will remain the company’s CEO through 2023. Phone Scoop article

> As expected, Google changed the name of its Android Wear operating system to Wear OS. Verge article