Sprint's SoftBank may sell Supercell; TracFone's Net10 doubles data

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Amit Singh, previously in charge of the Google for Work cloud technology, is now headed to the company's new virtual reality team, a further indication of the interest Google and others have in VR. Business Insider article

> AT&T is giving customers on its more expensive plans free roaming services in Mexico and Canada. Release

> Sprint parent SoftBank is reportedly planning to sell its mobile game division Supercell. Bloomberg article

> The European Commission could reportedly fine Google up to $3 billion for unfair internet search practices. Gizmodo article

> TracFone's Net10 Wireless brand is now offering twice the amount of monthly data for the same price. Prepaid Phone News article

> Samsung is bundling virtual reality games including Anshar Wars 2, Darknet, Drift, Keep Talking and Nobody Explodes, Ocean Rift and Starchart with its Galaxy S7 and Gear VR. Post

> Warren Buffett is reportedly backing a consortium of bidders to purchase Yahoo's core internet assets, potentially representing a challenge to Verizon--also reportedly interested in a deal with Yahoo. Reuters article

> According to a new report, Google is poised to invest more heavily in its Project Tango technology, which allows users to create 3D maps of interior locations. Bloomberg article

Telecom News

> The cable industry is working to embrace software defined networking (SDN) and network function virtualization (NFV), but the transition will require a significant amount of work. Article

Wireless Tech News

> Don't look now, but those drones may soon be carrying phones. Nokia is requesting a Special Temporary Authority (STA) from the FCC to conduct tests using three commercial smartphones attached to a drone. The company wants to do the tests at the Kansas City Speedway in Kansas for a three-month period starting next month. Article

> Massey University in New Zealand says it has received funding to investigate whether there will be any adverse effects of electromagnetic radiation to human health caused by 5G networks. Article

European Wireless News

> Vodafone said it plans to launch narrowband IoT in "multiple markets" in 2017, and called on the industry to focus on trials that would enable customers to quickly add the technology to their products. Article

Cable News

> While the chatter for months has revolved around the way that millennials – that coveted, 18–36-year-old age demographic – view out-of-home video content, industry players Comcast and The Weather Company are finding that different TV Everywhere platforms, such as smartphones or tablets, are driving viewer behavior more than age groups do. Article

> Reference Design Kit (RDK) is using INTX 2016 in Boston to tout some growth numbers within the global pay-TV market, announcing that more than 15 million devices are now running RDK, a software stack for IP set-tops, gateways and other devices. Article

And finally… Amazon is reportedly planning to sell Amazon-branded food. Article

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