Apple reportedly working on Android switching tool; Peach launches on iOS

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Apple is reportedly developing a tool that will help users iPhone users switch to Android. Article

> The Oculus Rift headset will cost $599 and will support around 100 virtual reality games. VentureBeat article

> According to the WSJ, Ford may create a separate business unit to focus on autonomous vehicles, and may work with Google for technology for the cars. WSJ article

> The Peach social networking app launched on iOS. Adweek article

Telecom News

> Time Warner Cable Business Class is offering connectivity to Equinix's Cloud Exchange, providing its Ethernet customers the ability to bring their own cloud services to its network. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Along with the new name Mojo Networks, the company formerly known as AirTight Networks announced the upcoming release of new 802.11 Wave 2 access points that use Qualcomm's VIVE solutions. Article

> AT&T's desire to bid on FirstNet could pique Verizon's interest. Editor's Corner

European Wireless News

> BT will reportedly retain the EE brand after the merger. Article

> Yoigo, Spain's fourth-largest mobile operator, has withdrawn from the quadruple-play market more than two years after launching bundles of fixed and mobile services. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications has received approval from New York state regulators for its proposed $56.7 billion purchase of Time Warner Cable. Article

> After officially launching a $3.99-a-month SVOD service last week specifically targeted to comedy lovers, NBCUniversal digital chief Evan Shapiro said his company is looking to launch as many as nine other niche-targeted streaming platforms. Article

And finally… Some YouTube video creators are going to interview President Obama after his final State of the Union. Post

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