Verizon to sell Samsung Galaxy J3 for $109.99; Apple teams with SAP for workplace apps

More wireless news from across the Web:

> Verizon said it will sell the new Samsung Galaxy J3 Android smartphone for $109.99 through its prepaid service. Release

> A bug introduced by Qualcomm into the Android operating system reportedly opens users' text messages, call histories and possibly other data to hackers. The flaw appears to affect Android versions 4.3 and earlier. Ars Technica article

> Verizon, AT&T and Sprint each pledged to hire more military veterans, part of a wider initiative from the White House to hire and train 100,000 veterans and military spouses over the next five years. Release, release, release

> Apple and SAP announced a partnership to build iPhone and iPad apps for the workplace. WSJ article

> Bob Kupbens, head of Apple's online sales, left the company. 9to5Mac article

> Boingo Wireless said it notched strong first quarter earnings. Release

Telecom News

> Verizon's striking workforce's frustration continues to rise as 15 people were arrested outside of the company's shareholders meeting in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Article

> Lumos Networks may still be early in the dark fiber game, which only makes up a small portion of its revenue, but the service provider is getting more inquiries from a host of wireless, wireline and enterprise customers. Article

European Wireless News

> IHS Technology said the global carrier Wi-Fi equipment market amounted to $713 million in 2015. By 2020, the market is forecast to reach $1.5 billion and have a cumulative size of over $6.8 billion for 2016–2020. Article

> Telia incurred the wrath of Swedish media, which effectively accused the operator of infringing new European Union net neutrality laws by offering unlimited free access to social networks and apps including Facebook, Instagram, WhatsApp and Twitter. Article

Cable News

> Charter Communications' purchases of Time Warner Cable and Bright House Networks have secured the necessary three Commission votes to clear regulatory approval from the FCC, the major news services have reported. Article

> New York City officials are all set to vote on May 11 to approve Altice NV's $17.7 billion purchase of Cablevision Systems, provide the European telecom conglomerate agrees to conditions mandated by New York state officials, according to the New York Post. Article

And finally… T-Mobile purchased an advertising spot on track star Nick Symmonds' shoulder for $21,800, where he may have a tattoo drawn featuring T-Mobile CEO John Legere blasting rival AT&T. Article

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