DoorDash raises $127M; Galaxy S7 is Consumer Reports' top phone

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Ford announced a deal with Spotify for its FordPass service. Tech Times article

> Tele2 in Europe said it will move its network and IT functions into the cloud using NFV, partly in partnership with Ubuntu company Canonical. Release

> Startup DoorDash, which offers deliveries from restaurants, raised $127 million in its latest funding round. WSJ article

> Consumer Reports picked Samsung's new Galaxy S7 as its top smartphone. CNN article

> Industry watchers are now expecting innovation in software and services instead of in smartphone hardware. Reuters article

> The U.S. government granted ZTE a temporary reprieve from a ban that affected the company's ability to obtain electronics components. Reuters article

> Vice will offer a music documentary series through Apple Music. Each episode will feature a corresponding playlist. Variety article

Telecom News

> CenturyLink supports the FCC's efforts to realign the Lifeline program to focus on broadband, but the service provider wants to ensure that the reforms don't unintentionally leave some consumers behind. Article

Online Video News

> The NFL is taking its presence a bit further into the OTT world, this time announcing a new original series that will debut this summer on Amazon Prime Instant Video. The factual series, titled All or Nothing: A Season With The Arizona Cardinals, documents the NFL team's behind the scenes activity during the 2015 season. Article

Installer News

> Google Fiber's rise is changing the utility pole access regime. Editor's Corner

> AT&T is making a big push to promote new technology skills within its workforce, including new training for network installers as the operator continues toward its goal of network virtualization. Article

European Wireless News

> Hrvatski Telekom, the Croatian subsidiary of Deutsche Telekom, took its first step as a technology partner to the city of Dubrovnik by opening a smart street pilot project. Article

> Vodafone and SFR extended a partner market agreement covering France for a further four years to 2020, while Vodafone also signed a separate agreement with SFR parent company Altice for the Dominican Republic. Article

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable has come out swinging ahead of the 2016 Major League Baseball season, offering a 30 percent discount on its carriage-starved SportsNet LA regional sports network. Article

And finally… CrowdSignals is a new initiative seeking crowdfunding support for a participants to collect, label and pay for mobile sensor data from smartphones. Article

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