NTT DoCoMo to offer mobile network consulting services to other carriers; Apple acknowledges iPad Pro problems

More wireless news from across the Web:

> NTT DoCoMo said it will provide mobile network consulting services to overseas mobile operators starting on Nov. 23. Release

> Apple acknowledged consumers' reports of problems with their iPad Pro tablets where the devices are becoming unresponsive with a black screen. The company published a support document on how to reset the tablets and also said it is working on a fix. Re/code article

> Cricket Wireless launched a promotion to entice consumers to port their number to Cricket, and those who switch between today and Dec. 6 will earn a $100 Cricket Shopping Card. PhoneScoop article

> LG Electronics revealed that it is halting sales of the recently launched Watch Urbane 2nd Edition LTE smart watch, citing "a hardware issue which affects the day-to-day functionality of the device." The Verge article

> Google named enterprise-technology veteran Diane Greene to run its cloud-computing businesses, including Google for Work, Cloud Platform and Google Apps. Greene co-founded VMware, and Google said it had acquired Bebop Technologies, a startup founded by Greene that makes technology for developing and running corporate software applications. Wall Street Journal article

> Qualcomm said Murthy Renduchintala, the co-president of its chip business, is leaving the company as Cristiano Amon, the unit's other co-head, was promoted to be sole president of the unit. Re/code article

> Cisco announced its sixth acquisition since Chuck Robbins took over as CEO. The networking giant said today that it will pay $700 million for Acano a London-based company that specializes in video conferencing and collaboration technology. Re/code

> Microsoft and Volvo are working together to bring Microsoft's HoloLens augmented-reality goggles to Volvo showrooms next year for safety-feature demonstrations, car customization and test drives. Bloomberg article

European Wireless News

> Telenor said Jesper Hansen will officially take on the role of CEO at Telenor Denmark, as the operator continues to consider its options for the Danish business. Article

> Nokia Networks' southern Africa head Deon Geyser said operators in the continent are on the cusp of increasing their investment in network infrastructure, as consolidation offsets broader economic slowdowns. Article

Cable News

> Driven by young adults wanting to decide themselves what CPE is in their home, Tom Robey, senior VP of investor relations for Time Warner Cable, said the pay-TV industry is migrating to a "bring your own device" model. Article

> Major League Baseball, which has previously taken a miserly approach to extending TV Everywhere rights to regional sports networks, is softening its stance just a bit on authenticated streaming. Article

Telecom News

> The Canadian Radio-television and Telecommunications Commission (CRTC) is gathering data from the homes of 4,500 citizens across Canada in a study intended to improve its broadband policymaking by gaining a better understanding of network performance. Article

> The Pennsylvania Supreme Court ruled 3-2 that Verizon must pay taxes for fees from installing phone lines and providing directory assistance as well as performing a variety of repairs and services. However, the amount of those fees is unclear as the ruling didn't give a specific amount owed and didn't say whether the company is also responsible for any back payments. Article

And finally… Facebook began testing ways to help users avoid their exes on the social network. Article

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