BlackBerry offers glimpse at Android Priv; Microsoft to change financial reporting

More wireless news from across the Web:

> The GSA reported that 15 operators in 11 countries have commercially launched LTE systems using 2.1 GHz (band 1) spectrum. Cellular News article

> BlackBerry offered a few more details on its upcoming Android phone, the Priv. Phone Scoop article

> Verizon and its AOL business teamed with Publicis for ad sales. MediaPost article

> Wireless charging startup uBeam has raised $10 million. TechCrunch article

> Microsoft is changing how it reports its financial results. WSJ article

> Samsung and TSMC are supplying the chips in Apple's new phones. Ars Technica article

> According to a new report, Samsung's upcoming Tizen smartphone, the Z3, will sync with the Samsung Gear S2 smart watch. Tizen Experts article

> The FCC is working with Columbian officials to reduce smartphone theft. Release

> A new study from Juniper Research reports that companies that offer over-the-top voice services will generate over $10 billion in revenues by 2020. Release

> According to new numbers from Ooyala, 44 percent of all video plays occurred on mobile devices. Advanced Television article

> Google is working to drum up interest in Android Pay by offering a contest around the upcoming James Bond movie. Droid Life article

> Google increased the app size limit on its Android Play store from 50 MB to 100 MB. VentureBeat article

> Verizon Enterprise Solutions announced its Advanced Network Retainer (ANR) program, which will offer clients a team of more than 300 professional services consultants targeting areas including SDN/hybrid networking, WLAN/Wi-Fi, 4G LTE and IPv6 adoption. Release

Mobile Developer News

> Developers are in the process of evaluating Apple's new tvOS for the living room. Feature

> Is the "golden era" of mobile game development is still to come? Editor's Corner

Telecom News

> Cincinnati Bell may be a broadband advocate for lower income families, but it says that the FCC should not impose a minimum speed level on the Lifeline support program. Article

Cable News

> With attendance and cash flow bubbling over for its theme parks business, Comcast has announced that it is paying $1.5 billion for a controlling interest in Universal Studios Japan. Article

> Comcast has introduced a beta version of its new ad-supported short-form video service, Watchable. Article

And finally… Edward Snowden joined Twitter. Article