NSN's Suri pegged for top spot at Nokia; TracFone selling Nano SIM cards

Quick news from around the Web.

> Rajeev Suri, the current CEO of Nokia Solutions and Networks (NSN), is hotly tipped to become parent company Nokia's next chief executive once the sale of its handset business to Microsoft is completed. Article

> TracFone's Straight Talk is now selling Nano SIM cards. Article

> John Hering is stepping aside as CEO of mobile security firm Lookout, and will be replaced by former Juniper Networks executive Jim Dolce. Article

> Google reduced the price of its Google Drive cloud storage plans. Article

> mSpy is now selling technology to allow people to spy on family and friends. Article

> Apple's new iOS 7.1 reportedly increases the drain on iPhone batteries. Article

> According to new research, phone metadata does reveal personal details about peoples' lives. Article

> Due to anticipation of the FCC's broadcast incentive auctions, TV broadcasters are not investing in new equipment. Article

Telecom News

> As if to underscore the company's growth in the enterprise segment, Level 3 Communications this week announced two new deals that will see it deliver its connectivity solutions to more high-end customers. Article

> Juniper Networks and Coriant are taking advantage of this week's Optical Fiber Communications Conference (OFC 2014) to showcase their creation of an integrated packet transport network (IPTN). Article

Cable News

> Rovi hired Arris and Motorola Mobility veteran John Burke to help it develop next-generation interactive program guides, naming him EVP and COO. Article

> Dish Network has launched its new Super Joey DVR, which expands the number of programs subscribers can record simultaneously to eight. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone has reportedly reached a verbal agreement with the owners of Ono to buy the Spanish broadband provider for €7.2 billion ($9.9 billion) including around €3.4 billion in debt, even though Ono shareholders approved plans on Thursday to carry out an initial public listing. Article

> Italian insurance company Generali has said it could exit its holding in Telecom Italia as early as June, although experts suggest that its stake will not be acquired by Telefónica because of regulatory obstacles. Article

And finally… Today is Pi Day. Article

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