Microsoft gets Android tablet vendors to install Office apps; Obama sides with Oracle in its battle with Google

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"Now that Android Auto is here, get ready to sell your car link via @verge" --@FierceWireless

> Snapchat is moving to better support videos. Article

> The U.S. Supreme Court voted against Cisco in its patent-infringement dispute with Commil for wireless transmission technology. Article

> According to a new report, Apple will add public transit information into its Maps service in iOS 9, and will do so starting in a handful of cities across the United States, Canada and Europe. Article

> 9to5Mac reports that the next iPhone will support the Force Touch technology in the Apple Watch. Article

> Microsoft said LG, Sony, Haier, Positivo and Wortman will add its Office apps onto their Android tablets. Post

> Reviewers are finding Android Auto to be a useful service. Article

> The Obama administration is urging the U.S. Supreme Court to reject Google's efforts to appeal its patent-infringement case over Java technology with Oracle. Article

> Xiaomi is working to sell accessories in Europe via an online marketplace. Article

Online Video News

> Netflix's new user interface is scheduled to roll out in June. Article

> Lycos is looking to online video for growth. Article

Telecom News

> Global optical network hardware spending rose 5 percent in the first quarter of 2015 as EMEA began to show signs of recovery and North American web-based companies continued to enhance their optical networks, according to IHS Infonetics Research. Article

> The FCC has filed its opposition to requests made by USTelecom, AT&T and CenturyLink to stay the implementation of its net neutrality rules, showing that it is not going to give into the telecom industry's pressure to revise its order. Article

Cable News

> Tom Rutledge, Charter Communications' president and CEO, promised to end the impasse that has paralyzed TWC's SportsNet LA regional sports network. Article

> Seeking to turn its on-demand programming into a product feature that can better compete with OTT services like Hulu, DirecTV has officially launched its "72 Hour Rewind" feature. Article

European Wireless News

> Nokia's acquisition of Alcatel-Lucent was cast into doubt by shareholders of the French-U.S. equipment vendor who are unhappy with the €15.6 billion ($17 billion) price agreed to by the companies' managers. Article

> Deutsche Telekom extended its quad-play strategy to a third European market after Telekom Romania this week officially launched Magenta One plans. Article

And finally… 20th Century Fox is offering a "movie of the day" sales app on iTunes. Article

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