Sprint expands LTE to 20 new markets; WhatsApp addresses privacy concerns

Quick news from around the Web.

> WhatsApp addressed concerns about its privacy policy. Post

> Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella will reportedly unveil a version of Microsoft Office for Apple's iPad at an event on March 27. Article

> Sprint expanded its LTE network to 20 new markets. Article

> Great Call, the company behind the MVNO Jitterbug, announced it will double the amount of data available in its plans. Article

> Facebook embarked on a content partnership with TED. Article

> There are still concerns about Microsoft's proposed acquisition of Nokia's handset business. Article

> Samsung is reportedly suffering from Galaxy S5 production problems. Article

> Globalstar is working to build a nationwide Wi-Fi network. Article

> According to new findings, Apple's new iOS 7.1 operating system results in fewer app crashes. Article

> Samsung published an SDK for its Tizen-powered Gear 2 smart watch. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Why $10,000 isn't enough to buy BlackBerry developer loyalty. Editor's Corner

Telecom News

> The development of Network Functions Virtualization (NFV) is getting the concentrated attention of the European Telecommunications Standards Institute (ETSI) and the Open Networking Foundation (ONF). Article

> A detailed study by a University of Ottawa, Canada interdisciplinary team has determined that a "culture of arrogance" within Nortel Networks led to the company's unceremonious collapse in 2009. Article

Cable News

> The Gores Group has split Harris Broadcast Group into two separate, privately-owned companies--Imagine Communications and GatesAir. Article

> Dish Network hired actress Rebel Wilson to provide the voice for an animated version of its "Hopper the Kangaroo" mascot in a new ad campaign that it kicked off this week. Article

And finally… A hacker reportedly crashed Google Play, twice. Article

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