Apple scores patent victories against Samsung; Isis coming to AT&T iPhones?

Quick news from around the Web.

> An iPhone case with Isis mobile payment support is reportedly showing up in AT&T stores. Article

> Nokia reveals how it would have looked if its mobile devices unit never existed. Article

> How long can Verizon Wireless stay above the wireless pricing fray? Article

> A new Verizon plan will let customers get unlimited international texts for $5 per month. Article

> Intel said it will cut 5,000 jobs in 2014, but says it will not be a massive layoff of workers.  Article

> Members of Foxconn's senior management were arrested for accepting millions in alleged kickbacks. Article

> Amazon denied a report it is planning to launch an online pay-TV service. Article (sub. req.)

> AT&T will add LTE coverage for Metra commuter trains in the Chicago area. Article

> Motorola Solutions forecasted a steep drop in first-quarter sales. Article

> Apple won two small patent victories against Samsung Electronics. Article

European Wireless News

> Vivendi is reportedly still considering a sale of its SFR telecoms unit to French cable provider Numericable in a move that would create a group with more broadband subscribers than Iliad in addition to SFR's existing 21.2 million mobile subscribers, Bloomberg reported. Article

> Speculation is mounting that Spanish operator Ono is preparing a flotation that could value it at €7 billion ($9.5 billion), while rumors persist that Vodafone is still interesting in buying the TV, broadband and telecoms operator as part of its European convergence strategy. Article

> Deutsche Telekom said it has extended its partnership with Evernote to cover its 12 markets in Europe in addition to Germany, in a deal that sees the German incumbent further embrace the opportunities brought through partnerships with OTT service providers. Article

Cable News

> Comcast said Tuesday that it'll offer customers of broadband rivals free access to its Xfinity Wi-Fi hotspots in high-traffic locations during NBCUniversal's coverage of the Winter Olympics in Sochi, Russia. Article

> Frontier Communications said Wednesday that its FiOS TV subscribers in Oregon, Washington and Indiana can now access TV Everywhere content from Turner Broadcasting's cable networks, along with Fox News Channel, Fox Business Channel and NBCUniversal's coverage of the Winter Olympics. Article

Telecom News

> AT&T plans to double the number of people covered by its GigaPower Fiber to the Home (FTTH) network service this year in Austin after initial sales of the product exceeded its expectations. Article

> ADTRAN reported in the fourth quarter 2013 that an increase in broadband access and optical product sales contributed to $159 million in revenue in the quarter, up year-over-year from $139.7 million in the year-ago period. Article

And finally...  A man who was wearing Google Glass in a movie theater was questioned by federal authorities on piracy concerns. Article

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