Apple buys facial analyzing startup; BlackBerry stands behind its own OS

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Apple purchased the startup Emotient, which offers facial recognition technology. Bloomberg article

> BlackBerry reiterated it will continue to support its own BlackBerry OS despite its interesting interest in building Android-powered smartphones. Post

> Sprint added 36 countries to its Open World and Global Roaming programs. Sprint release

Telecom News

> AT&T is taking a swipe at the FCC's draft 2016 Broadband Progress report, saying the regulator is not following its own broadband definition of 25 Mbps. Article

European Wireless News

> Ericsson, Qualcomm and French technology start-up Red Technologies are taking part in a pilot to test new technology designed to enable the sharing of licensed spectrum bands to improve spectral efficiency and flexibility. Article

Cable News

> Signaling the biggest shakeup in the No. 7 U.S. TV market in the last two decades, NBC will reportedly drop its Boston affiliate, WHDH-TV (channel 7), and launch a new owned-and-operated station starting in January 2017. Article

And finally… Twitter users blew up after T-Mobile's CEO John Legere blasted the EFF. Article