ONOS releases Blackbird; Samsung to supply chip in Apple's next iPhone, report says

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> How European policy makers are going after big U.S. tech firms. Blog (sub. req.)

> The latest release of the Open Network Operating System (ONOS)--dubbed Blackbird--includes a set of metrics for evaluating the capabilities of the software-defined networking (SDN) control plane platforms and controllers. Article

> Samsung Electronics will manufacture the main chip in Apple's next iPhone model, regaining a customer previously lost to Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Co., Bloomberg reports. Article

> The general counsel for Cisco Systems explains why he and other tech industry giants support the recent changes in the IEEE's patent policy on standards. Blog

> Actsoft, a provider of M2M and mobile resource management (MRM) technology, announced a two-year commitment with U.S. Cellular that will allow the carrier's customers to access Actsoft's M2M and MRM products. Article

> Senegal's Ministry of Posts and Telecommunications (MINPOSTEL) called a halt to the testing of 4G mobile technology in the country, saying it plans to bring in outside help to evaluate the technology. Article

> Facebook's head of technology and mobile strategy, Jane Schachtel, discusses Facebook's mobile-first strategy and why telcos should follow suit. Post

> Here's a deep dive into what constitutes Long Term Evolution of the Universal Mobile Telecommunications System (UMTS). Article

> OpenStack startup Mirantis has signed on as a silver member of Cloud Foundry. Article

> The telecom industry's legal challenge to the FCC's net neutrality rules could start with a procedural point: whether the FCC provided adequate notice. Article (sub. req.)

And finally… A new camera sensor could turn a smartphone into a 3D scanner. Article