Verizon gets Nokia's Lumia tablet a day early; Virgin will sell the HTC Desire

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@FierceWireless: AT&T CEO Randall Stephenson met with FCC's Tom Wheeler to talk auctions last week. Filing | [email protected]

> Google is working on a new camera API for Android. Article

> The United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit has given Apple another chance to stop sales of Samsung smartphones that infringe on its patents. Article

> Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet is arriving at Verizon a day earlier than AT&T. Verizon said it would be available at select stores Nov. 21 for $399.99 with a new two-year contract. Article

> Sprint MVNO Ting will support the Google Nexus 5 smartphone. Article

> Virgin Mobile will sell the HTC Desire which features Android 4.2 Jelly Bean with Sense 5.0, BlinkFeed, and HTC Zoes. Article

> Samsung has a patent application that details how to have a bended display on a mobile device. Article

> C Spire broke ground on its $20 million data center in Starkville, Miss. Article

> Dropbox is raising a funding round that could value it at more than $8 billion. Article (sub. req.)

Mobile Developer News

> Amazon plans to make room in its cloud computing service for mobile app developers who want to offer an HD experience. Article

> Android users are two to three times more likely to share articles with friends than iOS users, according to a recent study from Rumble. Article

Cable News

> CNBC launched a new iPad and iPhone app that will offer a live feed from its cable network to subscribers of several major distributors, including Comcast, DirecTV , Dish Network, Cablevision , AT&T U-verse TV, Verizon FiOS TV and Charter Communications subscribers. Article

> EchoStar's Sling Media launched a channel on Roku's over-the-top video platform that allows pay TV subscribers to watch live programming and DVR content. Article
 
 And finally… The term "Selfie" is the Oxford University Press word of the year for 2013. Article

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