Motorola rumored to be building the Moto G; Some of Apple's new iPhones have battery problems

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@FierceWireless: Sony's Hirai Mixes Camera With Phone Geeks to Catch Apple. Article via @BloombergNews[email protected]

> Electronics manufacturing company Hon Hai was among the winners of 4G spectrum licenses in Taiwan. Article

> American Express, United Airlines, Virgin Atlantic and other companies agreed to join in Samsung's mobile wallet service. Article

> Google Hangouts now supports SMS messages. Article

> Twitter updated its app for iOS and Android to include support for in-stream video and other features. Article

> Motorola's follow-up to the Moto X is rumored to be the Moto G. Article

> Intel will manufacture Altera's 64-bit ARM chip, a notable shift in Intel's position on ARM technology. Article

> China Mobile is advertising a Nov. 11 launch of 4G technology. Article

> Apple's iPad Air goes on sale Friday, and has received largely positive reviews. Article

> Some of Apple's new iPhones suffer from battery problems. Article

> Between July and September, Android remained the leading smartphone OS, with 52 percent of the smartphone market. Apple commanded around 41 percent ahead of the launch of its new iPhones. Post

Telecom News

> The FCC is addressing service providers' need to resolve long-distance call completion in rural areas by requiring them to record, retain and report rural call completion data. Article

> AT&T is putting plans on hold to increase charges for special access services after facing an outcry from its wholesale competitive carrier customers. Article

Cable News

> Time Warner Cable CEO Glenn Britt disclosed Tuesday that he was treated for melanoma in 2008 and that doctors told him recently that the cancer has recurred. Article

> Weeks after rivals Verizon FiOS TV and AT&T U-verse TV added out-of-home streaming capabilities to their mobile video apps, Comcast said Tuesday that it will soon let subscribers watch 35 live networks on Apple iOS and Google Android devices. Article

And finally… Ashton Kutcher is now a Lenovo engineer. Article

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