Scopely raises $55M in new funding round; Apple taps Mansfield to oversee autonomous car plans

More wireless news from across the web:

> Mobile game publisher Scopely, responsible for bringing Yahtzee and "The Walking Dead" to mobile, has raised $55 million in a new funding round to drive global expansion. Venture Beat article

> Apple has tapped Bob Mansfield to oversee its autonomous car project. Wall Street Journal article

Mobile Developer News

> Apple currently dominates the smartwatch market segment, but a rumored Google-developed Android Wear smartwatch could change the game. Article

> Facebook this month announced its SDK for Swift beta, which enables developers to integrate their iOS mobile apps with services on the social network. Article

Telecom News

> Verizon saw its FiOS revenue grow in Q2, but the two-month wireline workforce strike took its toll, resulting in the loss of 13,000 internet subscribers. Article

Cable News

> Verizon said it lost 41,000 FiOS video subscribers in Q2 due to the worker strike. Article

And finally… Google has introduced an optional Android feature that helps first responders pinpoint a mobile user's location in an emergency. Article

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