Skype could automatically translate voice calls; AT&T to sell PadFone X starting June 6

Quick news from around the Web.

> The FTC could require wireless companies to give subscribers more control over how their personal data is used. Article

> Skype could eventually automatically translate voice calls in real time between people who speak different languages. Article

> GreatCall introduced two new phones for its senior-focused service, the Splash and Jitterbug5. Article

> AT&T Mobility will sell the Asus PadFone X for $199 with a two-year agreement starting June 6. Release

> Intel announced a "strategic agreement" with Rockchip for entry-level Android tablets. Release

> Mozilla is selling a $170 Firefox OS phone to developers called Flame. Article

> Robert G. Conway, Jan Uddenfeldt and Sam Ginn are among the 2014 inductees to the Wireless History Foundation's Wireless Hall of Fame. Release

> Broadcom announced a chip that can work with all the major wireless charging standards, A4WP, PMA and WPC. Release

Online Video News

> The number of online video viewers keeps growing steadily, and those who have completely cut the cord from pay TV are happy with their decision, a pair of newly released reports from comScore and nScreen Media reveal. But pay-TV providers are battling the trend. Article

> Yahoo is making its competitive intentions clearer with a YouTube-like service. Article

> Subscribers to Dish Network who opt for its Hopper DVR will get an added bonus: six free months of Netflix, thanks to a deal the satellite operator signed with the SVOD provider. However, those subscribers won't find Netflix bundled into their DVRs, Variety reports. Article

Telecom News

> TDS Telecom is giving its Hollis, N.H., broadband customers more to smile about as it is now offering a 1 Gbps fiber to the home (FTTH) service, the first town in its territory to get the service. Article

> Frontier will offer a $5 monthly emergency phone service. Article

Cable News

> Multiplatform video services company Vubiquity announced Wednesday that it has acquired U.K.-based FilmFlex Movies Ltd., which claims to be the biggest supplier of VOD content and storefront services in Europe. Article

European Wireless News

> Telekom Austria is on the verge of a new wave of expansion that could see the operator acquire more fixed-line operations across its existing footprint, to replicate the position it holds in Austria in other markets. Article

> Mobile TeleSystems (MTS), Russia's largest mobile carrier, shrugged off political unrest in Ukraine to grow net income from the business by over 100 per cent in the opening quarter of 2014. Article

> Eircom admitted it has work to do to cut churn at its mobile business, despite increasing earnings before interest, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA) at the division in the nine months to end-March. Article

And finally… Google announced details of its self-driving car, which doesn't have a steering wheel. Post

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