Sprint MVNO Voyager Mobile to shut down; iPad mini 4 could support split-screen apps

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Sprint MVNO Voyager Mobile is shutting down. Prepaid Reviews article

> Cisco Systems said net income rose 3.2 percent in its fiscal fourth quarter, which ended July 25, while revenue grew 3.9 percent. Wall Street Journal article

> Over the past six months, 43.3 percent of the people Intel hired in the United States were either female, African American, Hispanic or Native American, up from last year when roughly 20 percent of Intel's hires were from one of those groups. USA Today article 

> Microsoft released a new build of the Windows 10 Mobile Technical Preview. PhoneScoop article

> The iPad mini 4 will reportedly have support for split-screen applications. 9to5Mac article

> LG Electronics will introduce Hi-Fi music service for customers of its premium smartphones. Release

 Wireless Tech News

> Verizon Telematics expanded its relationship with Mercedes-Benz, saying the mbrace Connect platform will be offered complementary for five years in all model 2016 and newer Mercedes-Benz vehicles. Article

> Using spectrum at higher frequencies is a likely scenario for the future, and the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) has formed an international alliance with about a dozen telecom companies and universities to model and measure wireless channels at much higher frequencies. Article

Cable News

> In what could be a major victory for pay-TV operators, FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler said he plans to circulate an order that would remove 50-year-old "exclusivity" laws that restrict operators from importing signals from distant stations during impasses with local broadcasters over retransmission fees.  Article

> Pay-TV operators lost 625,000 subscribers in the second quarter, the biggest quarterly loss ever reported for the sector, according to SNL Kagan. Article

Telecom News

> Facing increased competition in Mexico from new competitor AT&T and a potential recession in Brazil, América Móvil is considering possible wireline acquisitions in Europe to grow the company's revenues. Article

> As consumers upgrade to better broadband networks they are driving growth in broadband customer premise equipment (CPE). ABI Research predicts that broadband CPE shipments will top 153.6 million by year-end with fiber-optic CPE devices increasing about 12 percent in 2015 and DSL and cable CPE devices slightly declining. Article

And finally… Facebook rescinded a Harvard student's internship offer after he revealed privacy flaws to map people's locations when they used Facebook's Messenger app. Article