Dell ceases selling Android tablets; Mobile ransomware is surging, says Kaspersky

More wireless news from across the web:

> Dell announced it plans on ceasing sale of its slate-style Android Venue tablets to instead focus on developing 2-in-1 PCs. PCWorld article

> Mobile ransomware is skyrocketing, according to a new study from Kaspersky Labs. PCWorld article

Mobile Developer News

> Google has launched Playbook for Developers, a mobile app that provides developers with tips to help them grow their businesses on Google Play. Article

> iOS users are roughly 50 percent more likely to spend money in apps than their Android counterparts, according to a new study from AppsFlyer. Article

Telecom News

> AT&T is taking another swipe at Verizon's joint business data services proposal with Incompas, accusing its fellow Northeast telco brother of doublespeak. Article

European Wireless News

> Deutsche Telekom announced Claudia Nemat will head up a new board that the operator is establishing to focus on its convergent network, innovation and IT activities. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Policymakers can support 5G development by bringing spectrum to market and enabling local infrastructure deployment, ITIF found in a new report. Article

Cable News

> Comcast suggested it is slowing plans to upgrade the program guide on older Motorola set-tops not operating on its X1 platform. Article

And finally… Brazil blocked Facebook funds over Whatsapp controversy. Mobile World Live article