Motorola confirms Android KitKat headed to Droid Razr HD, Maxx HD; Sprint announces Velocity Connect for automakers

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> Apple has been giving the green light to begin work on its new campus in California. Article

> Google is now selling a wireless charger for the Nexus 5 and 7. Article

> Nokia added "LiveSight" to its HERE Transit application to help users more easily find public transportation options. Article

> Macy's plans to use Apple's iBeacon technology in its stores. Article

> Tom Wheeler, the FCC's new chairman, wants to get the TDM to IP transition moving and has proposed that the regulator issue an order on the matter at its upcoming meeting in January, a move that AT&T applauded. Article

> Glu Mobile announced a game specifically designed for Google Glass. Article

> Google's Motorola confirmed that Android version 4.4, called KitKat, is headed to its Droid Razr HD, Maxx HD and Razr M. Article

> Sprint said it will expand its Velocity provide for connected vehicle services for automakers with its new Sprint Velocity Connect. Release

> MediaTek announced a smartphone chip with eight cores. Article

> C Spire Wireless announced its own handset upgrade program, which will cost $20 per month. Article

> Lawyers for Apple and Samsung offered their closing arguments in the patent infringement case between the two smartphone vendors. Article

> The owner of Sprint MVNO Ting announced the business added 11,000 accounts and 16,000 devices during the fourth quarter, and that it remains on track to break even during the fourth quarter. Transcript

Telecom News

> Verizon sees continual momentum for expanding its enterprise services outside of the United States, but according to Fran Shammo, EVP and CFO, the telco can do it without having to purchase other service providers. Article

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable is seeing an increased number of subscribers order wideband Internet tiers, along with customers who cancel pay TV service but keep a cable modem, CFO Arthur Minson said. Article

> Three years after unveiling a second-screen application, DirecTV may be preparing to launch a mobile application called COPILOT, according to a trademark application it filed last week. Article

Online Video News

> TV Everywhere's game of catch-up. Editor's Corner

> Comcast is getting into digital movie sales. Article

And finally… LG's new G Flex, a smartphone with a flexible screen, recovers from a knife attack. Article

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