Android fixes Nexus camera problems; HTC offers device financing

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@FierceWireless:  Microsoft's Windows future: One core, many SKUs Article [email protected]

> Android's 4.4.1 update is designed to fix the camera issues plaguing the Nexus 5. Article

> Apple updated its developer site to provide the distribution of devices on different versions of iOS. Article

> Over half of South Korea's mobile phone users are now using LTE-enabled smartphones. Article

> The House passed legislation aimed at discouraging frivolous lawsuits by patent holders, a move backed by companies like Google. Article (sub. req.)  

> Consumers that order the iPhone 5s through Apple's online store now have to wait just one to three business days before the device ships. Article

> Apple is using iBeacon to guide consumers around its stores. Article

> HTC is offering a promotional plan that will allow consumers to finance the cost of the HTC One smartphone over a period of 24 months. Article

>  Catalyst Capital Group has withdrawn Canada's 700 MHz spectrum auction.  Article

> Alcatel-Lucent will rejoin France's blue-chip CAC 40 index, replacing STMicroelectronics. Article

Telecom Industry News

> Trade association Comptel has named former Mississippi Congressman Chip Pickering as its CEO. Article

> Google Fiber's unusual placement of a utility cabinet that houses its fiber equipment--in the middle of a sidewalk--has incited the rage of Kansas City, Mo., residents. Article

Cable Industry News
> Aereo said Thursday that it plans to flip the switch on its local broadcast TV platform in the Baltimore, Md., metropolitan area on Dec. 16. Article

> Time Warner Cable said Thursday that former Insight Communications President Dinni Jain will succeed Rob Marcus as TWC's chief operating officer on Jan. 13. Article

And finally… Ryan Seacrest has invested in a startup, which he also co-founded, that makes a keyboard accessory for the Apple iPhone. Article