AT&T, Wipro expand M2M deal; GM to get $20 for ever AT&T Wi-Fi activation

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@FierceWireless: Here's a name we haven't heard in a while: #Qualcomm names former #Palm CEO Jon Rubinstein as a board member. Release | [email protected]

> Boingo Wireless is letting customers pay for its service through iTunes. Article

> AT&T Mobility launched the Beam USB LTE modem for $20. Article

> AT&T and Wipro expanded their M2M relationship. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes is looking for ways to turn the company around, and is looking to Ericsson's experience for guidance. Article

> General Motors will get $20 every time a customer activates an AT&T Wi-Fi account. Article

> HTC is remaining cagey about a Verizon Wireless version of the HTC One smartphone. Article

> STMicroelectronics and Quantenna entered a strategic licensing agreement. Release

> Foxconn is working to expand its business beyond the iPhone. Article

Mobile Content News

> Rovio Entertainment unveiled Rovio Account, which enables gamers to save their progress on one device and resume playing on another device. Article

> Viber Media is extending its over-the-top messaging and voice application from mobile devices to the desktop in conjunction with the launch of its revamped Viber 3.0 platform. Article

Mobile Developer News

> How an Apple iWatch or Google Glass will affect mobile app usage. Editor's Corner

> If you're not making at least $500 per app each month, Vision Mobile says you're below the "app poverty line," a zone that includes 67 percent of all developers, according to the firm's Developer Economics report. Article

Telecom News

> CenturyLink is currently grappling with a nationwide Internet outage that's left customers without Internet access in 21 states. Article

And finally… How the iPhone took over Japan. Article