News of Note—Verizon’s ICN test, Xilinx’s new chip, Apple’s MicroLED screens and more

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AT&T and FirstNet may subsidize devices for public safety users. (Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we’re chasing today:

> Verizon said it completed a successful test of Cisco’s “Hybrid Information-Centric Networking” service offering. Release

> AT&T and FirstNet may subsidize devices for public safety users, according to Sonim’s CEO. Urgent Communications article

> Broadcom’s revenues from wireless may slow. Mobile World Live article

> Xilinx announced its new Everest chip design that the company said will allow programmers to flexibly accelerate specific computing jobs. CNET article

> New York is reportedly considering a proposal to offer internet services through street lights. NY Post article

> According to a new report, Apple is developing MicroLED screens for its Apple Watch and, potentially, for its iPhones. Bloomberg article

> LG has released its webOS operating system—initially developed by Palm for its Pre smartphones and later obtained by LG for its TVs—into the open source community. Verge article