Microsoft more trusted than Apple; Broadcom plans Cat 6 LTE modem

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> A judge ruled that Apple didn't violate one of Motorola's patents. Article

> According to a new survey, Microsoft is more trusted than Apple. Article

> Android is positioning in a battle against Microsoft's Windows. Article

> Broadcom is planning to release a Cat 6 LTE modem. Article

> Dish Network Chairman Charlie Ergen is set to defend himself against claims that he illegally purchased LightSquared debt. Article

> Former Clearwire CEO Erik Prusch was named CEO of NetMotion. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Apple's iBeacon technology will be used by Zebra Technologies to enable customized location-based advertising within retail stores and other venues. Article

> Duke University's new "superlens" could enable wireless charging via magnetic fields. Article

Telecom News

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler continues to make his mark as the regulator's leader, appointing Tim Brennan as chief economist for the agency, and Clete Johnson as chief counsel for Cybersecurity in the Public Safety and Homeland Security Bureau. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent has begun discussions to sell its enterprise unit to Unify, a joint venture created by Siemens and the Gores Group, reports Bloomberg, citing three people close to the talks. Article

Cable News

> Two months after launching Xfinity On Campus at Boston's Emerson College, Comcast said it is launching the IPTV service at Drexel University. Article

European Wireless News

> Portugal Telecom and Oi have hit something of a road bump in their plans to merge into a new company, provisionally called CorpCo, after minority investors won a victory in their fight for more favorable terms. Article

> The security of Huawei equipment is again being questioned, with reports that the UK government is stripping offices of video conferencing equipment supplied by the Chinese vendor. Article

And finally… Apple's new super serious ad. Article