FCC gets 1M comments on net neutrality; Longtime Apple board member steps down

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> The FCC has received more than 1 million official comments about its net-neutrality proposal. Article

> Apple's longest-serving board member, Bill Campbell, is stepping down as a director after 17 years and will be replaced by Sue Wagner. Article

> Amazon said its mobile ad network supports iOS devices and will be adding support for its Fire phone on July 25, the day it launches. Article

> Google is planning to support Android Wear custom watch faces with a new API. Article

> Apple has not provided solutions to tackle the problem of adults and children racking up credit-card bills by making "in-app" purchases on iPads and iPhones, the European Commission said. Article

> NQ Mobile said it dismissed PricewaterhouseCoopers Zhong Tian as its independent auditor. NQ shares fell as much as 28 percent. Article

> Amazon rolled out its $9.99 Kindle Unlimited monthly subscription. Article

> Hewlett-Packard appointed CEO Officer Meg Whitman as its chairwoman. Article

Cable News

> Level 3 claims Verizon is slowing Netflix traffic to extract money from Level 3. Article

> Less than three months after touting an ambitious original programming slate at its April 29 Newfront presentation, Xbox Entertainment Studios has been shuttered by Microsoft. Article

Telecom News

> BT is tapping into the growing bring-your-own-device (BYOD) trend with the introduction of its cloud-based BT One Phone service, which enables employees of small-to-medium-sized businesses (SMBs) to access their company's office phone system on a mobile device. Article

> Geo Networks, which is now part of Zayo, has reached a deal to acquire the assets of the failed Digital Region broadband network in South Yorkshire, England, reports The Star. Article

European Wireless News

> Yoigo, the No. 4 operator in Spain, continues to face a somewhat uncertain future after parent company TeliaSonera again said it is considering its options for the Spanish market. Article

> BT plans to construct miniature mobile networks in the buildings of its business users as it makes its return to the UK mobile market for the first time since selling O2 in 2001. Article

> As had been widely anticipated, Telefónica initiated measures that will ultimately reduce its stake in Telecom Italia from almost 15 per cent to around 9 per cent once the Telco shareholder pact has been dissolved. Article

And finally... Facebook is releasing a new iPhone app, Mentions, designed for famous people to use. Article

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