U.S. Cellular heads into RadioShack; Samsung's profit comes in lower than expectations

Quick news from around the Web.

> AT&T Mobility announced new services for its Toggle offering, which separates work and personal information on a smartphone. Release

> U.S. Cellular announced its postpaid service is now available in 83 RadioShack locations across 12 states, including California, Illinois, Kansas, Maine, Missouri, North Carolina, Nebraska, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Virginia, Wisconsin and West Virginia. Release

> Samsung posted second-quarter profit that missed analysts' expectations, but the company is predicting improvements in its smartphone business. Article

> Google and Facebook are not participating in the net neutrality debate. Article

> AT&T is selling the LG G Watch smart watch at half price to customers who also purchase the LG G3 Android smartphone. Article

> Thieves in Brazil stole $6.3 million worth of Samsung phones and computers. Article

> Canada plans to gear its upcoming AWS-3 spectrum auction to entice new players to the market. Article

> In the latest version of Apple's iOS 8, T-Mobile's Wi-Fi calling service is supported. Article

> Vodafone Group selected Alcatel-Lucent as a reference supplier for LTE metro cells with integrated Wi-Fi capability. Release

> Deutsche Telekom could replace struggling Gowex as a Wi-Fi partner. Article

> According to Gartner, fully 88 percent of all computing devices will be smartphones and tablets. Article

> Atmel said it will purchase chip maker Newport Media for $140 million as part of a move into the Internet of Things. Article

Mobile Developer News

> How Appurify could become Google's secret weapon. Editor's Corner

> Consumers are spending 65 percent more time using mobile apps than they were two years ago, according to data recently released by Nielsen. Article

Telecom News

> An FCC proposal to raise the definition of broadband will skew penetration statistics, according to a report from MoffettNathanson made available to FierceTelecom. Article

> Santa Fe, N.M., frustrated with what it considers slower broadband speeds than surrounding communities like Albuquerque, is launching a $1 million municipal fiber optic network to increase both broadband access and competition among existing service providers. Article

Cable News

> The FCC has named some "merger hawks" to review pending pay TV mergers. Article

> Testing the legal limits of the U.S. Supreme Court's strike-down of subscription video on demand service Aereo, Fox is now challenging Dish Network's use of nine-year-old Slingbox technology. Article

And finally… Vertu plans to launch a "Bentley" collection of luxury smartphones. Article

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