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> AT&T said that during the Monday football game between Ohio State and Oregon, its Wi-Fi network handled close to 5 terabytes of data and its cellular network handled 1.4 terabytes. Article

> Microsoft released two more low-cost Lumia smartphones, the Lumia 532 and Lumia 435. Article

> Pictures of what appear to be Apple's Watch app for the iPhone have leaked online. Article

> Google released what it said is a more powerful version of its language translation app. Post

> Google and Apple have reached a settlement to resolve a class-action lawsuit over their poaching of each other's employees. Article

> H2O Wireless, an MVNO for Sprint and AT&T, now offers LTE. Article

> Rounds, a video chat app, raised $12 million in venture funding. Article

> Choice Wireless, which operates in the U.S. Virgin Islands, is launching LTE. Release

> The free WiFi101 Wi-Fi network in East Palo Alto, managed by the nonprofit Computers for Everyone, is shutting down. Article

> The Facebook at Work app is now available. Article

> Apigee is reportedly preparing for an initial public offering. Article

> T-Mobile said customers who direct deposit their tax return to their T-Mobile Mobile Money Visa Prepaid Card will receive $20 credit. Article

> The U.S. mobile entertainment industry generated $9.14 billion in revenue last year, according to SNL Kagan. Article

Online Video News

> The Kudelski Group and Netflix announced that they've entered a long-term, "comprehensive" product relationship, dismissed all U.S. patent litigation over Kudelski-owned Nagra and OpenTV products, and put a stay on related litigation in the Netherlands. Article

> Data use on 2G, 3G and 4G wireless networks approached 3,000 petabytes per month worldwide in the third quarter of 2014, while voice traffic on mobile phones remained flat, according to Ericsson data reported by Akamai in its quarterly State of the Internet report. Article

> Elemental is partnering with Pac-12 Networks to manage live streaming and YouTube distribution. Article

Telecom News

> Zayo is continuing its ongoing buying spree to enhance its data center portfolio by reaching a deal to acquire colocation and infrastructure as a service (IaaS) provider Latisys for $675 million. Article

> TDS Telecom has sold off three of its ILEC properties in North Carolina to Wilkes Communications, a move that illustrates the ongoing consolidation of the independent telco market and TDS Telecom's move to fund the expansion of its broadband network reach. Article

Cable News

> The NCAA decision to create a four-team playoff to determine college football's champion was a boon to ESPN. Article

> After pausing on Dec. 22 to vet a pile of delinquent documents, the FCC has resumed the shot clock on its review of the proposed merger of Comcast and Time Warner Cable. Article

European Wireless News

> CCS Insight expects tablet sales to reach 283 million units worldwide this year, up 28 percent from 2014. Article

> Switzerland-based Sunrise Communications plans to list its shares on the SIX Swiss Exchange in the first half of 2015. Article

And finally… Apple appears to be targeting GoPro, according to a new patent. Article

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