FBI says iPhone unlocking only works on older models; BlackBerry lowers Priv price tag

More wireless news from across the Web:

> The FBI said its newfound tool to break into iPhones only works on older models. Reuters article

> Samsung said its operating profit for the first three months of this year grew 10 percent over the same period a year ago. NYT article

> Facebook has issued some updates to its Messenger service. Phone Scoop article

> BlackBerry has reduced the price of its Priv Android smartphone after reporting sluggish sales of the device. Phone Scoop article

Telecom News

> A new report from the State Government Leadership Foundation (SGLF) has taken aim at the municipal broadband movement, suggesting that networks should be the "last resort" a municipality should consider in expanding Internet access. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Ligado Networks is telling the FCC that spectrum coordination issues raised by SNR Wireless are nothing new and either already have been addressed or can be addressed during the commission's proceeding on service rules for the 1675-1680 MHz band. Article

> Google executives met with FCC commissioners and their advisors last week to discuss rules for the 3.5 GHz spectrum band, as well as Globalstar's proposed Terrestrial Low Power Service (TLPS) that would occupy Wi-Fi Channel 14. Article

Cable News

> Cablevision is now officially the first MSO to integrate Hulu into its set-tops as a native channel. Article

And finally… Actors Henry Cavill and Scarlett Johansson appear to be helping to sell the new Huawei P9 smartphone. Article

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