Apple's watch will reportedly run iOS; Sprint's Assurance Wireless heads to California

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> The watch that Apple is reportedly developing will run iOS, according to a new article from The Verge. Article

> Sprint Nextel's Assurance Wireless appears to be expanding into California. Article

> Samsung continues to tease the Galaxy S IV. Article

> Sprint Nextel expanded its LTE network into nine new markets. Article

> T-Mobile USA will reportedly discontinue handset subsidies starting later this month. Article

> Verizon Wireless appears to be preparing to launch the Nokia Lumia 928. Article

> LG said it has sold 10 million LTE smartphones worldwide. Article

> A U.S. lawmaker is raising concerns about Ericsson's dealings with Iran. Article

> Best Buy managed to slow its sales slowdown in the United States. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Content News

> Yahoo is streamlining its product lineup, eliminating a series of mobile and Web properties including its news and messaging app for BlackBerry. Article

> A new Microsoft job posting indicates the company plans to introduce the next major release of its Windows Phone mobile operating system in late 2013. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Google is set to become the third entity approved to a TV white-spaces (TVWS) database if its system passes a 45-day public trial beginning today. Article

> The FCC gave itself a pat on the back via a new white paper showing the agency has put the United States ahead of eight other developed nations when it comes to freeing spectrum for licensed mobile broadband. Article

European Wireless News

> France Telecom Orange has made an offer of financial help to Poland's largest telecoms operator, Telekomunikacja Polska SA, in which FT holds a controlling share. Article

> O2 UK is launching its Tu Go app the operator said will enable its users to make and receive calls, texts and voicemail via the Internet using their existing telephone number. Article

And finally… Could Google Glass hurt your eyes? Article