Apple could take biometrics mainstream; Leap's Cricket to offer free calling to Mexico's cell phones

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@FierceWireless: RT@CNETNews: AT&T's no-contract Aio Wireless is opening up its digital doors to all U.S. customers, regardless of location. Article[email protected]

> Apple's iPhone 5s fingerprint scanner could bring biometrics into the mainstream. Article

> Samsung said its next smartphones will feature 64-bit computing, but Android does yet support that kind of processor. Article

> Extreme Networks is purchasing Enterasys Networks for $180 million. Article

> A trial of LTE Advanced network technology in the 3.5GHz band reportedly achieved peak speeds of 770 Mbps. Article

> Huawei's CTO said the company does not represent a threat to U.S. or U.K. national security. Article

> Intel will lay off 700 people as part of a plant closing in Massachusetts. Article

> Leap Wireless' Cricket will offer unlimited calling mobile phones in Mexico. Article

> HTC settled a patent disagreement with MobileMedia. Article

> Motorola Solutions will sell part of its campus in Schaumburg, Ill. Article

Mobile Content News

> Fifty-three percent of U.S. children between the ages of 2 and 17 are spending more time gaming on mobile devices in 2013 than they did a year ago, according to a new survey conducted by NPD Group. Article

> Facebook is introducing automatic video playback features into users' mobile News Feed, paving the way for the social media giant to launch mobile video-based advertising efforts. Article

And finally… Apple might not be the only company with a gold smartphone. Article