Cricket will sell the iPhone 5s and 5c Oct. 25; HTC releases One max smartphones

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> Cricket Wireless will offer iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c on Oct. 25. Release

> HTC unveiled the One max, its 5.9-inch variant of its flagship One smartphones, complete with a fingerprint scanner. Article However, while the One max may have a removable back, it does not have a removable battery. Article

> Ericsson's stock fell after Barclays said the company's third-quarter earnings will disappoint. Article.

> Chinese vendor ZTE plans to be in world's top three handset companies in three years. Article

> LG Electronics will launch its G-Flex smartphone sometime next month. Article

> A leaked photo indicates Sony may make the Xperia Z1 available in the U.S. through T-Mobile US. Article

> The Consumer Intelligence Research Partners analysis shows that the higher-end iPhone 5s has been outselling the lower-priced iPhone 5c. Article.

Wireless Tech News

> ABI Research said that Apple still does not support simultaneous voice and data for CDMA operators like Verizon and Sprint with the new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c. Article.

> Nokia Solutions and Networks and Juniper Networks are trying to position themselves as top dogs in both cellular and IP networking. Article.

> Cellular signals could be opportunistically offloaded to TV and radio channels in the event that a natural disaster causes network congestion. Article.

European Wireless News

> BT signed an agreement to use the mobile network of UK operator EE. Article.

> Kabel Deutschland said Vodafone's pending takeover of the company would have an impact on its full-year net income.  Article.

> Telenor has also revealed that it now has 400,000 LTE on its network since launching the service a year ago. Article.

And finally… Nokia is moving its Nov. 19 shareholder meeting, in which shareholders will vote on the Microsoft deal, to an ice arena in Helsinki. Article