U.S. Cellular introduces new prepaid plans; Cricket launches ZTE Grand X 3

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Facebook is now offering a live streaming video option on its iOS app. WSJ article

> Apple has ended its free iTunes Radio service. Engadget article

> Foxconn increased its offer to purchase Sharp. Reuters article

> Google launched an iOS app that allows AdWords users to manage their account. VentureBeat article

> Facebook said it will shut down its Parse platform for mobile app developers. NYT article

> Google discontinued its My Tracks outdoor activity-logging application. Engadget article

> U.S. Cellular said it introduced four new Simple Connect Prepaid plans and a "double your money" promotion that turns a $50 payment in to a $100 in value. Page

> The FCC is describing its meetings with T-Mobile, AT&T and Comcast about zero-rated data as an "information exercise" and nothing more. DSLReports article

> AT&T's Cricket brand is now selling the ZTE Grand X 3. PhoneScoop article

> LG is reportedly developing a "white card" that would replace all of a users' credit and loyalty cards. Engadget article

> Speculation indicates Apple may announce its streaming video service alongside its next iPhone. BGR article

Telecom News

> Verizon is giving FiOS customers the option to purchase a triple play bundle with 100 Mbps symmetrical speeds for $69 a month, reflecting its recognition that consumers want higher speeds as it winds down its FTTH rollout. Article

> With wireless operators like Sprint and Verizon moving forward with their respective small cell plans, a new Dell'Oro Group report has forecast that small cell backhaul will contribute about 25 percent of mobile backhaul transport revenue by 2020. Article

European Wireless News

> Telefónica warned that Internet of Things (IoT) security standards are lagging the sector's pace of development and said the industry must quickly develop common safety standards to protect consumers and businesses. Article

Cable News

> FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler fired back at vocal critics in the pay-TV industry who criticized his proposal to open cable and satellite TV services to third-party set-tops sold at retail. Article

> Roku has introduced a new hybrid set-top for pay-TV partners designed to put linear and OTT channels on the same platform. Article

And finally… A Texas father spent the night in jail after confiscating his daughter's iPhone. Article