Apple's forthcoming iOS 9 to reportedly include stability enhancements; Facebook's to offer free data in India

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> Apple's planned iOS 9 operating system is reportedly focusing on stability rather than the introduction of new features. Article

> RadioShack will close 1,784 stores by March 31. Article

> Facebook's is offering free mobile data services in India. Article

> According to a new report, Cyanogen is in talks with the likes of Microsoft, Amazon and others to build a version of Android stripped of Google services. Article

> Sony's new Xperia E4 is targeted at the low end of the market. Article

> LG Electronics is offering the Google Cardboard virtual reality headset to customers who purchase its G3 smartphone. Article

> Microsoft is offering 100 GB of storage on its OneDrive service for free for two years. Article

> Apple is reportedly working on some kind of vehicle technology. Article

> AT&T Mobility's Cricket is offering free calls to Mexico. Article

> BlackBerry hired David Kleidermacher as its new chief security officer. Release

Mobile Developer News

> Developers should think about obeying Marissa Mayer's "two-tap" rule for apps. Editor's Corner

> Hidden object games, as they are known, have been around since the days when consumers were primarily playing video games on their PCs. Far from simple static images, however, hidden object games have continued to evolve into puzzles or mysteries with sophisticated storylines and tie-ins with popular TV shows. Feature

Telecom News

> WOW! Business continues to ramp up the availability of its 110 Mbps service, announcing that it is bringing it to small and medium businesses (SMBs) in an additional four Southeast cities. Article

> Verizon may have maintained its No. 1 position On Netflix's ISP Speed Index for January, but it's was neck-in-neck with Cablevision. Article

Cable News

> Comcast has announced its latest upgrades to its ever-morphing X1 platform. Article

> Since hitting a rough patch in 2011 with its failed decision to spin off its DVD business, Netflix has, remarkably, embarked on a period of huge growth while keeping its market capitalization rising steadily. Article

And finally… Samsung's rumored Galaxy S6 may have already had its specifications benchmarked. Article