Android share in U.S. slips, comScore finds; Google, Cisco reach patent agreement

Quick news from around the Web.

> According to new figures from comScore, Android's market share in the United States slipped slightly while iOS gained ground. Release

> Apple is building massive content-delivery networks. Article

> Google's chairman said he expects an approval of the company's sale of its Motorola business to Lenovo. Article

> New legislation in the House and Senate would restore net neutrality. Article

> ARM Holdings reported a drag on its quarterly results due to lower than expected smartphone shipments. Article

> Apple, AT&T and other companies are donating a total of $750 million in iPads, software and services to U.S. schools. Article As part of that, in September Sprint will launch a four-year commitment to provide wireless broadband connectivity for 50,000 low-income K-12 students across the U.S. Release

> Google and Cisco inked a patent-licensing agreement. Article

> Facebook's new Paper app is causing problems for a company that sells its own app called Paper. Article

> Telefónica will exclusively launch the Line messaging service on its phones running the Firefox OS platform. Article

Mobile Developer News

> What the NSA's use of Angry Birds will mean for other developers. Editor's Corner

> Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is now winning over converts among developers. Article

Telecom News

> The FCC is doubling down on the investment to connect schools and libraries by allocating $2 billion over the next two years to support broadband service. An estimated 20 million students in at least 15,000 schools will get access to a broadband connection through the expanded program. Article

> Alaska Communications is scaling its IT and managed service capabilities by acquiring the remaining 51 percent stake it did not own in TekMate, one of the state's major IT services firms. Article

Cable News

> Comcast said last week that it bought an equity stake in Enigma, a New York-based startup that has created a platform that makes it easier to search public records. Article

> Charter Communications may increase its bid to acquire Time Warner Cable to "the low $140s per share," Reuters reported Friday. Article

And finally… Google may have to relocate its Barge. Article

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