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> AT&T expanded its Digital Life home security and automation offering to six new markets. Article

> Juniper Research said "ultra-low cost" smartphones will expand in sales from 10 million next year to 200 million in shipments by 2018. Article

> Nokia will reportedly release the Lumia 929 in November. Article

> Verizon Wireless blamed a software glitch for an activation process that allowed some customers to keep their unlimited data plans when they upgraded to a new smartphone. Article

> Huawei said it appointed a new CEO, Eric Xu, who will serve for six months before being replaced by another six-month CEO. Article

> Struggling Canadian wireless provider Mobilicity filed for and received creditor protection. Article

> LG announced Gate, which the company said is a new suite of software tools for enterprise smartphone users. Article

> Nokia said it regained access to its Indian bank accounts that were frozen over a dispute over tax payments. Article

> Intel will acquire Sensory Networks for $20 million. Article

> Cisco's CEO John Chambers enjoyed a near doubling in his compensation to $21.1 million. Article

Mobile Content News

> Mobile application marketing costs increased 6 percent in August, reaching their highest recorded level to date, mobile user acquisition platform Fiksu reports. Article

> Samsung Electronics is poised to overhaul its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone as well as its Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II phablet to Google's Android 4.3 operating system, a.k.a. Jelly Bean, according a software upgrade roadmap published by French operator SFR. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Around 40 percent of developers made no money from their last app. Article

> Developers don't feel much sympathy over reports of iOS 7 motion sickness. Article

Cable News

> Dish Network and ESPN parent Walt Disney Co. said late Monday that they signed short-term contact extension, avoiding--at least temporarily--a blackout of ESPN, ABC stations and several other networks. Article

> Aereo has delayed the launch of its local TV platform in Chicago, which it had originally scheduled for earlier this month, the company said on Friday. Article

Telecom News

> AT&T has started to deploy its fiber to the home (FTTH) network in Austin over which it will offer its 1 Gbps "GigaPower" data service and U-verse TV beginning in December. Article

> Verizon's federal government unit is going through a transition as the telco has tapped Michael Maiorana to be the senior vice president, public sector markets for Verizon Enterprise Solutions. Article

And finally… Hacker group Anonymous said Apple's Touch ID service will give users' fingerprints to the National Security Agency. Article

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