T-Mobile to hold next 'uncarrier' event Sept. 10; Apple looking into celebrity hacking on iCloud

Quick news from around the Web.

> T-Mobile US will hold its next "uncarrier" announcement on Sept. 10. Article

> Federated Wireless hired former Sprint network executive Iyad Tarazi as its CEO. Release

> Apple said it "actively investigating" the apparent hacking of several of its iCloud accounts that led to nude photos and videos of prominent Hollywood actresses being posted online. Article

> Apple is probably not going to redesign its "Lightning" connector port for the iPhone 6, according to KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo. Article

> The European Union is asking Facebook's rivals and operators whether Facebook's $19 billion bid for WhatsApp will lead to higher prices and less innovation. Article

> Apple revealed the most common reasons that it rejects apps. Post

> InfoSonics unveiled its first LTE smartphone, the verykool SL5000 "Quantum." Release

> The webOS platform has been granted a second life on mobile as the LuneOS. Article

> Sprint added the HTC One (E8) to its roster of Android smartphones. Article

> A Chinese anti-trust regulator has given Microsoft 20 days to reply to queries on the compatibility of its Windows operating system and Office software suite. Article

> Swatch prefers to go it alone as the smart watch market evolves. Article

> Veteran tech journalist Anand Shimpi is headed to Apple. Article

Mobile Developer News

> Some developers expressed considerable skepticism about Apple's stated tactics for rejecting apps, given what's already available through the App Store. Article

> Editor Shane Schick writes that actor Tom Hanks is not the threat app developers may think he is because of the success of Hanx Writer, the simple iOS app that brings back the sounds and feel of tapping on a manual typewriter. Editor's Corner

Telecom News

> AT&T is giving its federal government customers another path to fulfill their cloud computing mission by introducing its Synaptic Storage as a Service for Government service. Article

> Telefónica is employing Alcatel-Lucent to help it build its 100G optical network serving the north-west, eastern and southern regions in Spain. Article

Cable News

> AT&T is suing Cox Communications, claiming the cable operator has infringed on a wide range of patents covering technologies relating to everything from digital video recorders to IP voice service to broadband. Article

> After paying a reported $250 million to acquire a 10 percent stake in Vice Media, A+E Networks may be set to let the politics- and culture-focused media company take over one of its channels. Article

And finally... Samsung Electronics is coating its new smart watch in Swarovski crystal. Article

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