AT&T teams with FiLIP on smart watch; HTC's One Max may have fingerprint scanner

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> Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer penned a last letter to shareholders explaining where the company is headed. Letter

> Speculation about Bill Gates' role at Microsoft is intensifying after CEO Steve Ballmer's announcement that he is retiring next year. Article

> Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi is shaking up the market. Article

> AT&T is teaming with FiLIP Technologies on a smart watch for kids. Article

> Leaked pictures of HTC's One Max indicate the smartphone may have a fingerprint scanner. Article

> Sequans announced the availability of its VZ20M and VZ21M single-mode LTE modules, which are certified by Verizon Wireless. Release

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> According to an mBlox study, 80 percent of respondents said they would share location data to receive SMS or push notifications for discount coupons and relevant offers. Article

> Developers weigh in Facebook's retooled app install ads. Article

And finally… If you are heading to the Bahamas for Christmas, Cable & Wireless will have LTE service available for you. Release

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