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> Nokia won U.S. antitrust approval for its deal to acquire Alcatel-Lucent. Article

> Alcatel-Lucent CEO Michel Combes said the date of his departure has not been set yet. Article

> Nest announced its third product, Nest Cam, a wireless home camera retailing for $199. Article

> Samsung Electronics said it will patch a security vulnerability in its Galaxy smartphones within the next few days. Article

> The Electronic Frontier Foundation released the latest version of its annual "Who Has Your Back" report on tech companies' data disclosure policies, and praised Apple, Adobe, Dropbox and Yahoo. Article

> Apple Watches are now on sale in Apple retail stores. Article

> Keysight announced plans to acquire Anite, a UK-based supplier of wireless test and measurement solutions, for around $607 million in cash. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Korean telecommunications firm KT has teamed with Samsung to combine Wi-Fi and LTE in a gigabit-speed mobile service called GiGA LTE. Article

> GreenTouch says it has come up with new tools, technologies and architectures to improve the energy efficiency of communications networks for years to come, including new approaches that can boost energy efficiencies in mobile networks by more than 10,000 times. Article

> Step by step, the First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) is putting its troubled past behind and getting its footing as it seeks to fulfill its mandate to build and operate the first nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN). Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications CEO Tom Rutledge said his company can continue to improve its service reputation by limiting its interaction with customers. Article

> The American Cable Association has petitioned the FCC to impose merger conditions on AT&T and DirecTV, mandating that the combined company charge cable competitors reasonable prices to carry its five regional sports networks. Article

> Striving to stay operationally viable despite spending 15 out of the last 16 months in regulatory limbo, Time Warner Cable announced the promotion of John Keib to executive VP and COO of residential services. Article

Telecom News

> Level 3 and Cogent Communications are scoring peering deals thanks to the enactment of the FCC's Open Internet Order, which went into effect on Friday, June 12, according to Wells Fargo analyst Jennifer Fritzsche. And those peering deals will likely have a positive impact on both companies' bottom lines. Article

> An audit conducted by New York City's Department of Information Technology and Telecommunications has found that Verizon Communications (NYSE: VZ) failed to deliver on its promise to provide fiber-optic service for television and broadband to anyone who wants them by 2014. Article

And finally... Where will Stephen Elop go next--and will he be doing Microsoft's bidding? Article

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