Apple may be developing platform to combine iCloud and iTunes; Google exec says company doesn't want to make cars

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Apple faces hurdles in selling its new iPad Pro tablet to businesses because companies are reluctant to switch software vendors and use an expensive device that lacks specialized business apps, analysts said. Reuters article

> Apple is reportedly developing a technology platform that can power all of its Web services, such as iCloud and iTunes, which have long run on separate tech platforms. The Information article

> Australian carrier Telstra launched Voice over LTE service on its network. Telecoms article

> Google does not intend to become a vehicle manufacturer, the company's managing director for Germany, Austria and Switzerland said on Tuesday at the Frankfurt auto show. Reuters article

> Apple's recruitment of Tesla workers has reportedly had a "big impact" on the company's ability to keep up with development of future vehicles. Apple Insider article

> Hewlett-Packard will shed as many as 30,000 more jobs as it splits into two companies. Re/code article 

> Snapchat plans to charge customers to re-watch old messages, called snaps, after they've been viewed an initial time. CNET article

Installer News

> As AT&T rolls out its 1 Gbps GigaPower into more communities, it is keen to wire more existing and new multi-dwelling units (MDU) with fiber. Article

> Cincinnati Bell traditionally shied away from offering a dark fiber, but having built out fiber to serve its consumer and business units it sees it as a part of its service evolution. Article

Online Video News

> Forget about disruption. Forget about content cannibalization. The overriding mission from this point forward for the broadcast, pay-TV and media and entertainment industries is to incorporate online video into their structure as seamlessly as possible. That was most obvious to anyone attending the keynotes and panel sessions at this week's IBC Show in Amsterdam. Editor's Corner

> Roger Lynch, the head of Dish Network-owned linear OTT provider Sling TV, isn't concerned about subscriber churn. At least, that's the face he presented to audiences at IBC in a keynote presentation. The reason? Churn is not such an expensive proposition for OTT providers as it is for pay-TV operators. Article

European Wireless News

> The University of Surrey has officially opened the much-anticipated 5G Innovation Centre (5GIC) as part of efforts to ensure that the UK and Europe maintain a leading role in the development of 5G technology. Article

> Three UK has become the first mobile operator in the UK to launch voice-over-LTE services, beating rivals Vodafone UK and EE to the punch. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said he expects the company to finish 2015 with positive growth in its video subscribers. Those comments are similar to ones recently made by Time Warner Cable chief executive Robert Marcus. Article

> The slowdown in the pay-TV market is not a concern for AT&T because the company is well positioned to take advantage of the migration of customers from traditional pay-TV to over-the-top video viewing, according to a top AT&T executive. Article

Telecom News

> Comcast has launched a new unit that will offer business services to large Fortune 1000 business customers in the U.S., putting them in direct competition with large telcos AT&T and Verizon. Article

> iRis Networks and NGN have established a new fiber Ethernet interconnection agreement that will enhance the reach of their networks while broadening broadband availability between Nashville, Knoxville and Cleveland, Tenn., and Atlanta and North Georgia. Article

And finally…  Facebook is working on a "dislike" button. Article

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