Good raises $80M; US Cellular will sell the LG G3

Quick news from around the Web.

> According to this report, PayPal and Apple were in talks for PayPal to be a "preferred payment process" for Apple Pay. But those talks disintegrated. Article

> Apple will reportedly add a gold color option to its full-size iPads to improve sales. Article

> Good Technology has raised $80 million in further funding. Article

> An Intel exec says 5G will be about more than just network speed. Blog

> Otter Media, the Web-video venture created by AT&T and the Chernin Group, has been hiring executives from YouTube, AT&T and more. Article

> U.S. Cellular will start selling the LG G3 smartphone this month. It's the first Quad HD smartphone available for purchase in the U.S. Release

> The Motorola Nexus 6 will have a 5.9-inch display, front-facing speakers and more. Post

> LG debuted the F60, an inexpensive LTE phone with a 4.5-inch display. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica Deutschland is now the leading mobile operator in Germany, with 41 million subscriptions, after formally completing the acquisition of 100 percent of E-Plus from KPN on Wednesday. Article

> Belgacom is selling all of its commercial services under the Proximus brand and will add Netflix to its Proximus TV service. Article

> A study from Loudhouse found that 80 per cent of those surveyed know their personal data has a value, and nearly as many (78 percent) agree that the value of that information increases in line with the brand's ideal customer demographic. Article

Telecom News

> GTT has acquired UNSi, a competitive business-focused service provider, for $40 million in cash and stock. Article

> Windstream named Bob Gunderman as interim CFO. The move comes after the company said it plans to spin off certain telecommunications-network assets into an independent, publicly traded real-estate investment trust (REIT). Article

Cable News

> Suddenlink has pulled Viacom's channels off its program guide, effective at midnight. Article

> The FCC voted unanimously Tuesday to end 40-year-old rules that restrict pay-TV companies from carrying pro sports games in "blacked out" markets. Article

Online Video News

> YouTube isn't the only online-video-monetization model. Commentary

> The battle between consumers and creators of digital content over piracy is growing. Article

And finally… Here's what happened when one former Apple employee told Steve Jobs that something he wanted couldn't be done. Article

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