Samsung to reportedly produce bendable phones in 2017; Verizon reportedly bids $3B on Yahoo

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> Ericsson, Nokia, Intel Security and Harris Corporation are just some of the big-name vendors that Rivada Mercury has secured in its bid to build the first nationwide LTE broadband U.S. network for public safety. Article

> Of the people who use voice-powered digital assistants like Apple's Siri or OK Google, just 6 percent have used them in public. Creative Strategies post

> The ZTE Spro 2 mobile projector is now available at T-Mobile for $499. Android Central article

> Samsung will reportedly produce two bendable phones next year. Cnet article

> Verizon and KDDI inked a VoLTE roaming agreement. RCR article

> A new report looks at why Tony Fadell left Nest and Google's Alphabet. Verge article

> Huawei may build the next Nexus device for Google. MWL article

> Google, Facebook and others are opposing new rules that would expand the FBI's ability to conduct digital surveillance. PC World article

> According to a new report, Verizon will bid $3 billion for Yahoo's internet business. WSJ article

Mobile Developer News

> Is Microsoft officially waving the white flag on Windows Phone development? Editor's Corner

Telecom News

> Verizon's CFO said the company is making progress on the sale of its data centers and expects to make a final decision whether it will sell the asset within the next three months. Article

Cable News

> As Charter Communications looks at a vastly expanded reach for its advanced advertising efforts, the company announced the addition of former Tribune Media executive Keith Bowen as its chief revenue officer of its advertising sales and production services division, Spectrum Reach. Article

And finally… The FCC will solicit comments on its new commenting system. Article