Google blocks user testimonials in Android app descriptions; BlackBerry Classic declared best Blackberry ever in review

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> Google is starting to prohibit developers from including user testimonials in app descriptions. Article

> The BlackBerry Classic is the best BlackBerry ever made, according to the Wall Street Journal. Article (sub. req.)

> Starbucks and Square are parting ways on mobile payments. Article (sub. req.)

> GT Advanced Technologies plans to sell its sapphire furnaces and give a portion of the proceeds to former partner Apple. Article

> IronSource, an Israeli tech startup valued at $1.5 billion, is believed to be preparing for an initial public offering in 2015. The company, whose software manages downloads and optimizes the process to create a better installment success rate, gets around 90 percent of its mobile revenue come from Android. Article

> The FCC found around 680,000 comments on net neutrality that were not transferred to a public database. Article

> The U.S. International Trade Commission said it will look into Samsung's claims against Nvidia. Article

> LG Electronics said its Music Flow wireless system is coming to the U.S. Article

And finally... Sony Pictures will release "The Interview" in about 300 theaters on Christmas Day, reversing an earlier decision not to show the movie amid threats of violence after a massive cyberattack against the company. Article

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