Facebook reportedly considered investing in Xiaomi; Mavenir to acquire Ulticom

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> Samsung is reportedly preparing to slim down the TouchWiz user interface on its Galaxy phones. Article

> Facebook said it will add Amber Alerts to its News Feed. Post

> Mavenir Systems said it will acquire Ulticom, which provides telecom signaling solutions. Release

> Uber said it will sell data on its drivers' activities to city planners, starting with those in Boston. Article

> According to Prepaid Reviews, AT&T MVNO PureTalk USA is increasing the amount of data it is offering while also lowering prices. Article

> The AllCast media-streaming app is now available to iOS users. Article

> Mobile game company Kabam has acquired TapZen and Magic Pixel. Article

> App Annie raised $55 million in new venture funding. Article

> Teradata purchased app-marketing firm Appoxee for around $25 million. Article

> Facebook reportedly considered participating in the recent funding in China's Xiaomi, but ultimately decided against the move. Article

> Google said it will no longer fix software glitches or bugs in its Android browsers in phones running Android version 4.3 and below. Article

> Connected-car-platform provider Mojio said it now has a deal with AT&T so that "it can now connect most any car to its open platform of apps for drivers worldwide." Release

Mobile Developer News

> A Lifehacker post shows how consumers are becoming aware of app developers' tricks. Article

> FierceDeveloper offers a look at what developers can do now that Google Play is banning app testimonials. Feature

Telecom News

> FirstLight Fiber is extending its reach into the lucrative New York City carrier and enterprise market segment by creating a point of presence (PoP) at the 325 Hudson Carrier Hotel and Meet Me Room. Article

> Integra has made another move to better align itself in the broader business market by establishing two new units that will focus on dedicating resources to the complex needs of midsized and large enterprise markets. Article

Cable News

> Comcast has partnered with Boulder, Colo.-based fitness company Gaiam to form an SVOD service filled with streaming yoga, fitness and inspirational video content. Article

> The home-entertainment business in the United States actually declined 8 percent in 2014, according to one analyst. Article

And finally… Here come the Apple Watch ads. Article

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