FCC's Republicans working to delay net neutrality vote; Samsung on top in India

Quick news from around the Web.

"Apple's next iPhone update will include hundreds of new Emojis. link via @sai" --@FierceWireless

> RadioShack said its brand is losing value quickly, and it needs to complete its bankruptcy process. Article

> The FCC's two republicans are working to delay the agency's vote on net neutrality. Article

> Interop Technologies said it will use technology from Taqua for Voice over Wi-Fi and Voice over LTE technology. Release

> Alcatel-Lucent said it will use millimeter wave radio equipment from Siklu in its microwave small cells backhaul portfolio. Release

> Microsoft is working on technology for its smartphone platform that will allow users to find the locations of their friends. Article

> Twilio announced it will purchase startup Authy. Article

> IDC said Samsung remained the top smartphone maker in India in the fourth quarter of last year. Article

> T-Mobile and Mozilla said they are not launching a new privacy phone. Article

Mobile Developer News

> There is an extra cost to Apple's "Pay Once and Play" category for iOS developers. Editor's Corner

> The best shot for developers to market their mobile apps ends just after most people's dinnertimes, or 8 p.m., based on research from Localytics. Article

Telecom News

> Windstream plans to enhance the broadband speeds for customers by deploying fiber deeper into its last mile network, while leveraging VDSL2 and bonding to drive more bandwidth to consumers. Article

> Ciena, Infinera and Adva are diversifying their businesses to include data center providers that are looking for high capacity gear to interconnect their facilities, according to a report from Infonetics Research. Article

Cable News

> Comcast added 6,000 Xfinity TV video subscribers in the fourth quarter, missing analyst forecasts of around 25,000 video customer additions. Article

> Dish Network Chairman and incoming CEO Charlie Ergen dismissed characterizations of his company's new OTT service as being disruptive to pay-TV. Article

And finally… According to new findings, it wasn't rats that spread the Black Death in the 14th century, it was gerbils. Article

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