Apple's iPhones head to more countries; Sony's Xperia Z3 Compact to go for $530

Quick news from around the Web.

> Sprint disclosed an option for Google Apps for Work suites installed on smartphones under its Sprint Business Share plans to be endowed with PingOne single-sign on (SSO). Article

> A Samsung executive said the company does not expect a pricing war in the chipset market. Article

> Apple's new iPhones are going on sale in 36 more countries. Article

> Sony is selling the Xperia Z3 Compact for $530 without a contract with a service provider. Article

> According to Berg Insight, the number of active fleet management systems deployed in commercial vehicle fleets in Europe will grow to 7.10 million by 2018. Release

> Musician Will.i.am is launching his smart watch this week. Article

Mobile Developer News

> What should app developers do with Facebook's "like" button? Editor's Corner

> Nearly half, or 47 percent, of all iOS users found their last app via an App Store search, according to a recent study published by MobileDevHQ. Article

Telecom News

> Zayo's zColo division is teaming with Netflix to sponsor and house FL-IX, a non-profit peering group that will serve the southeastern U.S. and Latin America. Besides Netflix and Zayo, FL-IX's other members include Akamai, CloudFlaire and Host.Net. These members are all actively seeking peering partnerships. Article

> Sales of software-defined networking (SDN) gear for data centers is on the rise and will likely jump 65 percent this year, according to new research from the Dell'Oro Group. Article

Cable News

> Aereo is asking the FCC to grant it status as a multichannel video programming distributor, a distinction that would breathe life into the stifled streaming service by letting it sign broadcast retransmission deals. Article

> CW affiliate WDAY announced a carriage agreement with Cable One, which serves just under 700,000 customers across 19 states. Article

And finally… Finland's prime minister continues to blame Apple for the country's economic woes. Article

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