Samsung reportedly target auto market; AT&T reseller GameStop boasts of 1,000 stores

More wireless news from across the Web:

> A Hong Kong-based startup called Acadine is working to develop its own variant of the now-discontinued Firefox OS platform. Cnet article

> Huawei announced what it said is a new vision and concept for carrier network architecture, the new Application-driven Network (ADN). Release

> Facebook is reportedly developing a service targeted at business users. Reuters article

> According to appfigures, there are currently 2,624 apps available for download in the Apple TV App Store. Post

> Facebook is making changes to its app, including cached stories and offline commenting, that are geared toward making the service work better on poor, 2G cellular connections. VentureBeat article

> GameStop said it now counts more than 1,000 stores. The company operates the Spring Mobile retail brand and sells AT&T and Cricket wireless services. Release

> Samsung Electronics is reportedly creating a team to enter the automobile market. Reuters article

Telecom News

> AT&T has established a partnership with Digital Realty, allowing it to immediately scale its colocation footprint into more markets to address more enterprise customers with its growing set of cloud service capabilities. Article

> Level 3 Communications could potentially get a financial gain from selling off its data centers, but the company's CFO maintains it will hold onto them instead. Article

Wireless Tech News

> The First Responder Network Authority (FirstNet) board pushed forward on the deployment of a first-ever nationwide public safety broadband network (NPSBN) with the approval of a Request for Proposal (RFP) and plans to release the RFP in early January. Article

> CBS News recently caught up with researchers at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology to get a glimpse of the future, including its research into tracking people through walls using wireless signals. Article

Cable News

> DirecTV announced that it is shutting down its Spanish-language streaming platform, Yaveo, just a year after launching it. Article

> While a number of media analysts have said that a direct-to-consumer launch by ESPN is still years away, Bloomberg Intelligence analyst Paul Sweeney said it could happen as soon as next year. Article

And finally… AnandTech offered an extremely detailed look at Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 chip. Article

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