Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge will cost almost $1,000 without a contract; Microsoft, Dropbox team in mobile

Quick news from around the Web.

> T-Mobile US' 15x15 MHz "wideband" LTE service has reportedly been spotted in New York City. Article

> Apple Pay is expanding to PNC Bank, US Bank, Navy Federal Credit Union and others. Article

> Apple plans to open an office in Seattle. Article

> Nokia Networks said it appointed Ashish Chowdhary as its new chief business officer to run its Global Customer Operations. Release. Separately, the company also announced it appointed Igor Leprince to lead its services business. Release

> Samsung's Galaxy Note Edge will cost $946 without a contract when it launches next week. Article

> Disney's move storage service will now work with Google services alongside Apple services. Article

> Google refreshed its Android calendar app. Article

> Microsoft and Dropbox announced a new partnership that will integrate their respective mobile services. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Founding members of the new SDN Open Network Operating System initiative include AT&T, NTT Communications, Ciena, Fujitsu, Huawei, Intel and NEC. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Google's acquisition of Firebase could be bigger than developers realize. Editor's Corner

> The race is on for developers to make use of Apple's new Swift programming language. Feature

Online Video News

> With the launch of an OTT streaming platform still impacting its bottom line, WWE changed tactics on its SVOD strategy, dropping its six-month commitment and looking to entice new subscribers with a Netflix-style offer of one month of free access to WWE Network. The new pricing scheme is active beginning Nov. 1. Article

Telecom News

> Sprint's new CEO Marcelo Claure reiterated during the third-quarter earnings call that the company is open to selling its struggling wireline assets, a move that would allow the company to focus exclusively on its wireless business. Article

> Frontier Communications' slight gains in residential and business service segments helped the service provider offset its overall revenue decline during the third quarter. Article

Cable News

> Madison Square Garden Company has announced the hiring of former Nielsen executive Scott Henry as executive VP and chief technology officer. Article

And finally… Christian Bale apparently won't play Apple founder Steve Jobs in an upcoming movie. Article