Facebook agrees Pryte acquisition; Ambassador swears oath on Kindle

> MediaTek, a Taiwan-based producer of processors for low- and mid-tier smartphones, is pushing into connected homes with new processors for home appliances. Article

> Facebook agreed a deal to acquire Pryte, a Finnish company that supplies technology allowing smartphone owners to use temporary mobile data allowances. Report

> InterDigital's share price was lifted by news the mobile phone design company has licensed Samsung patents. Article

> Vodafone extended its North American roaming coverage with a new partnership with Canadian operator, Rogers. Release

> Google, Apple, and Facebook are among several U.S. technology companies that should be punished for spying, according to prominent Chinese media groups. Article

And finally…U.S. ambassador Suzi LeVine became the first to swear her oath of allegiance on an e-reader, after using a Kindle instead of the printed version of the U.S. constitution. Article