Verizon offerings $20 bundling discount; HP selling $170 Android tablet

Quick news from around the Web.

> Verizon is offering a monthly $20 discount to wireless customers who subscribe to its triple-play FiOS service. Article

> A former CEO of Apple, John Sculley, is going to launch a smartphone brand in India. Article

> Top wireless carriers are not expecting to decrease their network spending in the year ahead. Article

> A judge denied Apple's request to ban Samsung's products. Article

> HP is selling an 8-inch Android tablet for $170. Article

> Fitch Ratings affirmed LG's debt rating. Article

> Huawei launched an LTE solution for unlicensed spectrum. Article

> Twitter's Vine is now banning all sexually explicit content. Article

Telecom News

> Verizon is passing the leadership torch in its global wholesale division by promoting Eric Cevis as the unit's new president. Prior to his new role, he most recently served as the senior vice president of sales for Verizon's Americas wholesale sales unit. Article

> AT&T continues to make progress fulfilling the tenets of its Project VIP initiative, announcing multi-billion dollar investments to expand both its consumer U-verse and business fiber service to more locations in Michigan, Missouri and Ohio. Article

Cable News

> Renata Hesse, a veteran antitrust attorney who has previously helped the government prosecute companies ranging from Microsoft to American Airlines, will lead a review of Comcast proposal to acquire Time Warner Cable, the Department of Justice said Thursday. Article

> DirecTV is in discussions with Disney for an OTT deal. Article

And finally… Dorian Prentice Satoshi Nakamoto said Thursday that he is not the creator of bitcoin. Article