News of Note—ZTE’s challenges; Portland’s traffic project

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Here are some of the stories we’re following today:

> The Supreme Court will look at a case involving how Apple manages its App Store. The Washington Post article

> The city of Portland announced a new traffic sensor project that includes technology from the likes of AT&T, Intel, Current by GE and others. Release

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> Apple faces a $6.8 million fine in Australia over how it handled a bug in its iPhone software. CNET article

> Virgin Mobile appears to have disappeared from some of Sprint’s discussions about its proposed merger with T-Mobile. Kansas City Business Journal article

> The U.S. Senate passed legislation aimed at preventing U.S. companies from doing business with ZTE. Reuters article

> Cisco said it will acquire July Systems for the company’s cloud and location technologies, and will add it to Cisco’s enterprise Wi-Fi platform. Post

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