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> CTIA continues to battle the FCC's net neutrality guidelines. Post

> Microsoft appears to be planning to offer a mobile payments service on its forthcoming Windows 10 operating system for smartphones. Article

> Square introduced Square Cash for businesses that offers a 1.5 percent processing fee. Article

> MVNO Ultra Mobile is offering new options for calling to Mexico. Article

> Foxconn is mulling an investment in Sharp. Article

> Google introduced an "on-body" smart lock to its Android operating system. Article

> On its forthcoming Galaxy S6 smartphone, Samsung will allow users to delete many of the apps that ship in the device, including some of its own. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Researchers at Utah State University (USU) are working on technology to enable a single antenna to dynamically change its properties to address frequency, polarization and radiation pattern. Article

> Brian Bedrosian, senior director of the embedded device business in Broadcom's Wireless Connectivity Group, might not deliver the type of hype-infused rhetoric that you hear from a lot of corners in the Internet of Things (IoT) space. Article

> The Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) has granted Amazon approval to begin outdoor field tests of drones, The New York Times reports. Article

Telecom News

> Birch Communications has implemented a number of system enhancements and hired additional management and order processing staff as it works to improve its Service Delivery operations. Article

Cable News

> Major League Baseball is reportedly close to a deal that would allow regional sports networks to stream games to IP devices for the first time. Article

> A new report quashes rumors that Time Warner Cable has moved closer to reaching carriage deals in Southern California for its Dodgers-focused regional sports network, SportsNet LA. Article

European Wireless News

> Ericsson said Etisalat is the first operator in Egypt to deploy the infrastructure company's Radio Dot indoor network equipment, as the operator moves to meet growing data usage in the country. Article

> Tigo Tanzania, which is owned by Sweden-based Millicom International Cellular, unveiled plans to spend $120 million (€110 million) this year on the expansion of its network for 3G and 4G services in the East African country. Article

And finally… Lenovo's CEO might have accidentally revealed Motorola's next smart watch. Article

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