New malware targets Apple devices; AT&T launches FiLIP 2 watch for kids

Quick news from around the Web.

> Palo Alto Networks said it discovered malware called WireLurker that targets Apple mobile and desktop users. Article

> Microsoft's low-cost Lumia 735 appears bound for Verizon Wireless. Article

> Google redesigned its Maps app for Android and iOS users to reflect its new Material Design style. Article

> AT&T Mobility said its new FiLIP 2, a smart watch for kids that supports cellular calls, will go on sale tomorrow. Article

> Opera said its Mini 9 browser for iOS users can now optimize video streaming to reduce users' data needs. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Volvo is planning to unleash 100 autonomous driven cars on the streets of Gothenburg, Sweden in 2017. Article

> Ruckus Wireless CEO Selina Lo said during the company's third-quarter conference call that support for Wi-Fi calling is helping fuel Ruckus' "Wi-Fi first" movement as more and more mobile devices automatically sign onto Wi-Fi first, and fall back to 3G or LTE only if Wi-Fi connectivity is not available or usable. Article

> The global service provider software-defined networking (SDN) and network functions virtualization (NFV) market is projected to reach $11 billion in 2018, according to Infonetics Research. Article

Telecom News

> Vonage has reached a deal to acquire communications-as-a-service provider Telesphere Networks for $114 million, another move in its ongoing mission to take a larger piece of the growing small to medium business (SMB) sector. Article

Cable News

> Signaling a concerning trend for pay-TV operators in the North American market, DirecTV reported subscriber losses of 28,000 for the third quarter. Article

> Cablevision reported significant losses of 56,000 TV subscribers but saw overall revenue increase 3.7 percent to $1.63 billion, driven by higher customer fees. Article

And finally… Amazon's same-day delivery service is now available in Canada. Article

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