Verizon increases cloud storage allotment; Google could face EU troubles via probe

More wireless news from across the Web:

> One analyst believes China's Xiaomi sold 14.8 million handsets in the first quarter of this year. Androidheadlines article

> Verizon increased the amount of cloud storage it offers its customers. Post

> The European Union's probe of Google could affect the company's mobile efforts in the region. Bloomberg article

> Viber joined other messaging companies in offering end-to-end encryption of its services. PhoneArena article

> Wired offers a detailed look at the startup Magic Leap, which hopes to offer revolutionary virtual reality technology. Wired article

> App Annie said China now is the second-largest market for iOS app revenues in the world. VentureBeat article

> According to Google, harmful apps were installed on "fewer than 0.15 percent" of its Android devices last year. VentureBeat article

Mobile Developer News

> The tools that Facebook released during its F8 conference could have a significant effect on the mobile app development arena. Editor's Corner

> Mobile gaming accounts for 40 percent of consumers' game spending, which outstrips all other platforms. Article

Telecom News

> Representatives from the Communications Workers of America (CWA) and the International Brotherhood of Electrical Workers (IBEW) continued to lock horns with Verizon management in Philadelphia over the wireline workforce's health care, pension and job security. Article

> Cogent Communications may have faced a number of challenges in recent years, but BTIG Research has forecast that wholesale services and business services could drive double digit revenue growth in the first quarter of 2016, marking the first time it has done so since the second quarter of 2014. Article

Cable News

> Speaking during a spirited clash of high-level decision-makers positioned on opposite sides of the FCC set-top proposal debate, one of the leading "pros," Gene Kimmelman, chief executive of progressive group Public Knowledge, conceded that access and control of viewer data on advanced pay-TV set-tops is a crucial, overlooked part of the FCC agenda. Article

And finally… Apple reportedly hired a Tesla executive for a special car project. Article