Marvell's profit sinks; HP could move forward with more job cuts

Quick news from around the Web.

> Fitbit controls fully half of the market for wearables. Article

> Thales inked an agreement to acquire Alcatel-Lucent's cyber-security services and communications security activities. Article

> Neustar is pushing FCC officials to renew the company's number-porting contract. Article

> Marvell's profit declined as demand for 3G chips outpaced demand for LTE chips. Article

> Hewlett-Packard could lay off up to 16,000 more people. Article

> Truphone plans to start selling the iPhone 5s and 5c. Article

Telecom News

> Level 3 has appointed James O. Ellis Jr. as chairman of its board during its recent board of directors meeting. Article

> TDS Telecom has made another step towards bringing broadband to more hard-to-reach residents by completing another American Recovery and Reinvestment Act (ARRA) stimulus-funded broadband Internet project around Kellyville, Okla. Article

Cable News

> Now, 2.6 million residents and businesses spread across Maryland, Virginia and Washington, D.C. will be able to record 12 TV shows simultaneously. Article

> After revealing plans last month to kick off super-fast 1 Gbps Internet services, Cox Communications on Thursday revealed its roadmap for getting them launched. Article

European Wireless News

> UK operator EE said it has reached a new tipping point after sales of LTE contracts exceeded 3G contract sales for the first time. Article

> Israel seems to be talking some small but positive steps towards the launch of LTE services, after two operators gained approval for their network-sharing plans, and local press reports suggested that an LTE tender could be published in June. Article

And finally… Apple removed a game about growing weed from its App Store. Article

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