FCC gives LightSquared more time; iPhone 5S reportedly to include 12-MP camera, NFC, fingerprint scanner

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> The FCC extended the deadline for LightSquared's trial license. Tweet

> The CEO of Canada's Telus argued for a  "level playing field" if Verizon enters the country via an acquisition. Article

> Government agents are testing the anti-theft technologies in Apple and Samsung phones. Article

> Apple is reportedly preparing a team of fitness and sensor experts for a possible iWatch. Article

> Samsung is pushing for further device sales into the enterprise. Article (sub. req.)

> The iPhone 5S could reportedly feature a 12-megapixel camera, a dual-LED flash, NFC and a fingerprint scanner. Article

> Sprint MVNO Ting will offer the HTC 8XT, its first Windows Phone device. Post

> Huawei introduced its new MediaPad 7 Youth, "a tablet for the connected generation." Release

> Google has been cleared of unfairly using its Android operating system to aid its search business in Korea. Article

> ZTE is expanding sales of smartphones in India. Article

> Sony reportedly plans to release a camera lens for its smartphones. Article

Mobile Content News

> Apple has purchased crowdsourced location services provider Locationary. Apple confirmed the deal to AllThingsD, but declined to supply additional details, including the transaction price. Article

> Microsoft released Halo: Spartan Assault, the first installment in the popular first-person shooter franchise optimized for the company's Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. The title is available worldwide except in the United States, where it is offered exclusively to Verizon Wireless subscribers through Aug. 16. Article

Cable News

> Comcast engineers have a vision for extending the reach of the company's Wi-Fi network by placing transceivers on rental cars, buses, bicycles and even humans, according to a patent application obtained by FierceCable. Article

And finally… Funky names for startups are becoming increasingly common for a number of reasons. Article (sub. req.)

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