BlackBerry CEO expects handset business to be profitable in 2016; LightSquared hints at a role in 5G

More wireless news from across the Web:

> BlackBerry's CEO said the company expects its handset business to be profitable next year. CNBC article

> LightSquared said it could help the industry in the transition to 5G. FCC filing

> Apple is working to shut down the F.lux iOS app that automatically dims users' screens. Re/code article

> The FTC and FCC said they will continue to work together on consumer-protection issues. Release

> SK Telecom said it tested a low-power Internet of Things service using Nokia's Flexi Multiradio 10 Base Station and IoT devices provided by GCT Semiconductor. Release

> According to a new report, Google is working on a new Google Glass product called Project Aura. The Information article

> Pandora will acquire parts of Rdio as Rdio shuts down. Verge article

> Google said it will work to overturn a ruling in Russia that found it broke antitrust laws with its Android operating system. Reuters article

Telecom News

> Cogent Communications has signed an agreement to extend its network into nine vXchnge data centers, deepening its reach in a number of key U.S. cities on the East and West Coast. Article

> Ericsson's President and CEO Hans Vestberg took a moment to squash rumors that Cisco wants to purchase the company following a new partnership the pair announced for future technology developments. Article

Cable News

> The top 13 pay-TV companies collectively lost 190,000 video customers in the third quarter, according to Leichtman Research Group. Article

> Charter Communications is coming under fire for what critics say is a unique policy of including modem leasing fees in the overall price of high-speed Internet service. Article

And finally… Sprint's chief Masayoshi Son is celebrating the birthday of a famous Japanese samurai, Sakamoto Ryoma. Article

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