LG's G2 smartphone hitting the U.S. this month; Boingo launches first Next Generation Hotspot Wi-Fi network

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> The National Security Agency has reportedly been able to crack the most basic encryption and privacy safeguards across the web. Article

> Boingo Wireless launched the world's first commercial Next Generation Hotspot Wi-Fi network at Chicago's O'Hare International Airport. Release

> Apple reportedly has tested new iPhone screens as large as six inches. Article (sub. req.)

> Leaked images of the giant Nokia Lumia 1520 emerged. Article

> AT&T Mobility's Aio Wireless prepaid service is now available nationwide. Article

> Apple is investigating worker-abuse charges at a plant in China. Article

> A fire in a China memory chip plant could slow PC and phone shipments. Article

> LG Electronics' G2 will be available from U.S. carriers this month. Article

> AT&T said that the Samsung Galaxy Note III will be available for $35 per month with AT&T Next or $299.99 with a two-year contract. It will also offer the Galaxy Gear smart watch. Release T-Mobile US said the Galaxy Note III will be available for $199.99 down with 24 equal monthly device payments of $21, and the Galaxy Gear will cost $299.99. Release

> The Motorola Mobility Moto X comes to Sprint and U.S. Cellular today. Article

> Xiaomi's Mi3 smartphone is the first to be powered by Nvidia's Tegra 4 processor. Release

> Ericsson wrapped up its acquisition of Microsoft's Mediaroom IPTV platform. Article

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> eBay-owned PayPal is rolling out updated applications for Apple's iOS and Google's Android, making it easier for users to complete mobile payments at restaurants and retailers. Article

> Streaming music platform Spotify is raising money at a valuation of $5.27 billion, according to a report in Swedish financial publication Dagens Industri. Article

> Google's Android generated more than half of all impressions across the Millennial Media mobile advertising network during the second quarter of 2013, but Apple's iOS is narrowing the gap, the firm reports. Article

And finally... H/T @dcseifert: Rapper Young Jeezy will now be referred to as just "Jeezy." Officially. Article

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