Wireless charging heading to cars; Microsoft's Ballmer ordered Office for iPad

Quick news from around the Web.

> LG's Android Wear smart watch will go on sale in July. Article

> Qualcomm and Samsung were among the financiers of wearable chip startup Ineda. Article

> Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer was behind the decision to ship Office for iPad. Article

> Samsung updated its Gear Fit smart watch to support different screen orientations. Article

> Car makers are planning to offer wireless charging technologies in vehicles. Article

> Sony launched a new app, Lifelog, for its smart watches and phones. Article

Online Video News

> Skype, the VoIP video service purchased in 2011 by Microsoft, unveiled Skype TX, a broadcast-quality online video service. Article

> 4K technology is everywhere at the NAB show, and it's about to hit the consumer market--ready or not. Editor's Corner

> The broadcast industry has reached an "inflection point" where broadcast licensees, such as online video providers like Netflix, "can move from being the disrupted to the disruptor," FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler told NAB Show attendees at a keynote. Article

Telecom News

> Australian consumers continue to adopt higher speed broadband services, including speeds higher than 24 Mbps, says a new Australian Bureau of Statistics (ABS) study. Article

> Unite Private Networks laid out a 200-mile fiber network expansion. Article

Cable News

> Live video streaming for the NCAA's Final Four basketball games totaled 69.7 million live video streams, a 42 percent increase over last year's total of 49 million live video streams. Article

> According to the ACA and NTCA, the proposed Comcast-TWC merger will "likely" result in "higher prices and fewer choices for consumers." Article

European Wireless News

> SoftBank is reportedly turning its sights on a possible bid for Vodafone in the face of growing opposition by U.S. regulators to the Japan-based company's desire to merge Sprint with T-Mobile US. Article

> The chief financial officer of Telekom Austria is to leave the operator at the end of May, in what is seen as a move to open the way for Carlos Slim to select a successor who would be more amenable to his plans. Article

> Vivendi's decision this week to sell French telecoms unit SFR to Altice in a deal worth around $23 billion opens up questions about the future of Bouygues Telecom, with market watchers continuing to predict that the company will end up in the arms of rival Iliad. Article

And finally… The Heartbleed online security flaw is reportedly significant. Article

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