Samsung gives HomeSync to HTC, Sony and LG; Microsoft CEO search stretches into 2014

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> AT&T Mobility has expanded its LTE network to 488 markets. Article

> BlackBerry Messenge will be pre-loaded on some LG Electronics smartphones. Release

> Meizu, a Chinese handset maker, announced plans to enter the U.S. smartphone market. Article

> NSN said it scored some LTE business from China Telecom. Release

> Ericsson said it won some LTE business from Chunghwa Telecom (Release) and KDDI. Release

> ZTE said it will appeal its legal loss to Vringo. Article

> Apple will be forced to provide 24-month warranties in Australia, per that country's new regulations. Article

> Samsung wants to continue its patent infringement battle against Apple. Article

> Samsung is offering its HomeSync protocol to HTC, Sony and LG. Article

> Nortel Networks said it cleared more than $3 billion in bankruptcy claims. Article

> Cisco said it purchased Post

> Microsoft said its CEO search will stretch into 2014. Article

Online Video News

> Amazon's 4K trifecta may push the technology out of novelty status. Editor's Corner

> The Roku 3 scored a YouTube app. Article

> Amazon said it will shoot a new series in 4K technology. Article

Telecom News

> Bruce Schneier, a prominent security researcher and BT's CTO of Managed Security Services, is leaving that post after eight years as a "security futurologist," multiple reports have said. Article

> Public cloud deployments are still more than half of all Unified Communications as a Service (UCaaS) deployments but the private sector, with 51 percent growth in the last four quarters, is expanding faster, according to data compiled by Synergy Research Group (SRG). Article

Cable News

> Buckeye CableSystem said Sinclair Broadcast Group pulled the feed from NBC affiliate WNWO-TV in Toledo, Ohio, on Sunday after it refused demands for increased retransmission-consent fees. Article

> The new Frontier/AT&T deal is bad news for cable incumbents. Editor's Corner

And finally… HP's Meg Whitman's salary increased from $1 (that's one dollar) to $1.5 million. Article