T-Mobile reportedly preparing billing system upgrade; Sprint to offer $50M in refunds for cramming

Quick news from around the Web.

"After Galaxy smartphone debacle, Samsung questions its game plan http://on.wsj.com/1EyoCAE  via @WSJ" --@FierceWireless

> T-Mobile US is reportedly planning an upgrade to its billing and customer care system dubbed "Universe 2.0." Article

> Apple's next iPad may ship with sensors that can tell how hard users are pressing on the gadget's screen. Article

> Sprint is the latest wireless carrier to announce plans to pay customers back for unauthorized third-party charges to their phone bills. The carrier said it would pay back up to $50 million. Article

> Messaging app Tango introduced a shopping service called Tango Shop. Article

> AT&T has approved Altair Semiconductor's FourGee-3800/6300 chipset for it LTE network. Release

> AT&T released its suggestions on how to reform the FCC's designated entity (DE) program. Post

> Samsung Electronics is reportedly building smartphones in Indonesia. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Microsoft's new push for universal apps creates new questions for developers. Editor's Corner

> Google's new App Indexing service creates new issues for developers working to get their app discovered in the Google Play app store. Feature

Telecom News

> Verizon sees that there are a number of new ways to increase efficiency across both its wireline and wireless business segments by using new technologies like software-defined networking (SDN) and improving back-end processes. Article

Cable News

> Early results for new OTT service Sling TV have been "encouraging," but the product needs to improve in the challenging technological area of streaming live TV, according to Dish Network CEO Charlie Ergen. Article

And finally… Nokia today is celebrating its 150th anniversary. Post

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