Leap postpones vote on AT&T deal; LG intros first Firefox OS phone

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> Samsung Electronics' Galaxy S4 mini is coming to the U.S. in November. Release

> Nokia announced its Refocus app, which works with all of Nokia's PureView-capable Windows Phones to allow owners to refocus parts of an image. Article

> Motorola Solutions cut its 2013 revenue forecast for third time. Article The company's third-quarter sales also fell. Article

> Leap Wireless postponed a shareholder vote on AT&T's acquisition of the company until Oct. 30. Release

> Sierra Wireless is interested in acquisitions to expand its presence in the machine-to-machine market. Article

> LG Electronics unveiled the Fireweb, its first Firefox OS smartphone. Article

> Samsung drew criticism from China's national broadcaster for handsets that allegedly malfunction because of faulty memory chips. Article

>  RadioShack's third-quarter loss widened as the company continued to liquidate unwanted inventory. Article

> Allot Communications launched a new data analytics tool for carriers. Release

Telecom News

> AT&T's decision to raise special access rates is drawing fire from a group of wireless operators and CLECs that say the move is an abuse of its dominant position. Article

> Juniper Networks reported that its third-quarter earnings rose 6 percent to $1.2 billion due to an uptick in service provider router sales, but the networking industry's movement to software-based systems is driving the vendor to slash 3 percent of its workforce. Article

Cable News

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Investments in installing new Wi-Fi gear in subscriber homes will give cable operators a long-term competitive advantage over pay TV rivals, Comcast Cable EVP and COO Dave Watson said Tuesday. Article

> The Society of Cable Telecommunications Engineers (SCTE) named Tony Werner, EVP and CTO of Comcast, as its program committee chairman and said the association's annual conference will be held in Denver, Sept. 23-26, 2014. Article

And finally… Nokia sent a Lumia 1020 to a man whose viral video Apple edited and used without his permission. Post

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