Sprint's Boost opens calls to Cuba; Indian Internet companies withdraw from Internet.org

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> Ikea released a line of wireless charging furniture. Article

> Sprint's Boost prepaid brand is offering calling and texting to Cuba, following the thaw of diplomatic relations between the United States and that country. Article

> Jawbone announced its new Up4 wearable device that can work with American Express for mobile payments. The company also reportedly closed a $300 million round of funding. Article

> Startup URX announced its new AppView for deep linking, allowing developers to link specific actions inside separate apps. Article

> A group of Indian Internet companies has pulled out of Facebook's Internet.org effort. Article

> LG hinted that its forthcoming G4 flagship smartphone will feature a "Quantum" QHD display. Article

> After selling the gadget for just seven months, T-Mobile US has suspended sales of the ZTE ZMAX. Article

> AT&T Mobility and Verizon Wireless are not going to pre-install Microsoft's Skype, OneNote and OneDrive apps with the Samsung Galaxy S6. Article. However, Cyanogen said it will install Microsoft's Bing, Skype, OneDrive, OneNote, Outlook and Microsoft Office apps on the Cyanogen Operating System. Release

> VMware and Good Technology have settled their patent dispute. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Medical experts using a device that attaches to a smartphone could more accurately and economically diagnose cancer, especially in remote areas, according to research described in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, a peer-reviewed U.S. journal. Article

> The Bluetooth Special Interest Group (SIG) is determined to make it easier for developers to create products for the Internet of Things (IoT), culminating in the beta release of its Bluetooth Developer Studio software-based development kit. Article

Telecom News

> Google Fiber may have a tight focus on providing a symmetrical 1 Gbps broadband experience for the cities it has targeted for fiber-to-the-premises (FTTP), but the service provider knows that having a compelling TV offering is just as important. Article

> The Ethernet Access Device (EAD) market may have declined 3.5 percent to $925 million in 2014 due to ongoing declines in Ethernet over TDM bonded circuits (EoTDM), but Infonetics says that ongoing deployments of fiber to more buildings will help fuel future growth of fiber EADs. Article

Cable News

> After telling investors for several years that his company's principal competition is HBO, Netflix is now downplaying the Home Box Office threat. The new threats, the company says, are emerging over-the-top services launched by pay-TV providers and tech companies. Article

And finally… Google is now supporting "find my phone" Google searches for Android users. Article

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