News of Note—Vermont’s cell coverage; Verizon’s smartphone sales; Google's wearables OS and more

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Google revealed the newest version of its Android Wear operating system. (stevepb/Pixabay)

Here are the other stories we are following today:

> The state of Vermont terminated its partnership with cell service provider CoverageCo, which reportedly leaves several thousands of state residents temporarily without cell coverage. Inside Towers article

> Verizon accounted for fully 12% of U.S. online smartphone sales, according to a new report. Apple Insider article

> Google revealed the newest version of its Android Wear operating system, which will begin to be available next month. Droid Life article

> Sprint's former chief financial officer, Tarek Robbiati, will join Hewlett-Packard. Silicon Valley Business Journal article

> Chinese vendor ZTE said it is returning to business following the lift of a ban on its business with U.S. companies. MWL article

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