Sprint's HTC One gets KitKat; Pebble opens smart watch app store

Quick news from around the Web.

> Sprint's HTC One is now receiving Google's Android 4.4 KitKat software upgrade. Article

> Pebble's smart watch app store is set to open today. Article

> Twitter bought patents from IBM. Article

> Nokia is loaning smartphones to businesses in the United Kingdom. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Broadening its OSS portfolio for LTE networks, JDSU has acquired substantially all of the assets of Trendium, including its employees and technology. Article

> LTE Broadcast is picking up momentum, with the latest news coming from Australia, where local telco Telstra conducted a demo of the technology for users at the Melbourne Cricket Ground. Article

Telecom News

> Bell Canada said that 22,421 user names and passwords and five credit card numbers of its small business customers were illegally posted on the Internet over the weekend. Article

> BT's fiber-based subscriber count topped 1.9 million in the third quarter. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone has narrowly avoided being fined by UK regulator Ofcom after the operator finally met coverage obligations for 3G services that should have been in place by the end of June 2013. Article

> Vivendi-owned SFR and Bouygues Telecom have agreed to share their respective mobile networks in order to improve indoor and outdoor coverage and reduce costs by between €100 million and €200 million a year. Article

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