Yahoo's CEO reportedly hands out iPhone 5s to employees; Apple didn't violate Samsung patents, judge rules

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> Days after stopping manufacturing partner Acer from launching a smartphone running Chinese Internet giant Alibaba's Aliyun mobile operating system, Google continues to clarify its position, maintaining there is "no disputing" Aliyun's status as an Android-based OS. Article

> PCIA - The Wireless Infrastructure Association announced the appointment of Jonathan Adelstein as its new president and CEO. Release

> Dish Network executives again met with FCC officials to petition against a 5 MHz shift in the company's spectrum for mobile broadband. FCC filing

> Yahoo's new CEO Marissa Mayer reportedly said all of the company's employees will get an iPhone 5, Nokia Lumia 920 or various Android phones. Article

> A U.S. judge ruled that Apple didn't violate Samsung patents. Article

> Canada's competition bureau sued the country's three largest wireless operators for misleading advertisements. Article

Mobile Content News

> Shazam is extending its second-screen TV companion app to all programs on U.S. airwaves, enabling mobile device users to access cast and guest star bios, Hollywood gossip, trivia and related information, as well as comment on the show via Facebook, Twitter and Google+. Article

> Square has closed its Series D financing round, led by investors including Citi Ventures, Rizvi Traverse Management and Starbucks Coffee Company. The New York Times reports the round totals about $200 million, valuing the mobile payments startup at $3.25 billion. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Cable operator Comcast switched on almost 2,500 Wi-Fi hotspots throughout eastern Massachusetts and southern New Hampshire, where it is offering free Xfinity WiFi service to its data subscribers. Article

> 4G positioning is the key to success, according to the Yankee Group. Industry Voices

> AT&T responded to the newly renamed Competitive Carriers Association's push for 700 MHz interoperability by suggesting, among other things, that CCA members should be seeking seamless coverage across the LTE deployments of Sprint Nextel, T-Mobile USA and A-Block carriers instead of demanding interoperability with AT&T. Article

European Wireless News

> O2 UK wants to speed up the rollout of LTE in the UK. Article

> Italy's competition authority, ACGM, launched an antitrust investigation into Telecom Italia, Vodafone and Wind in response to complaints from Bip Mobile, a low-cost MVNO, that it is being pushed out of the market. Article

> Spain's debt-laden Telefónica has secured a $1.2 billion (€915.5 million) credit line with two Chinese banks, China Development Bank and Industrial and Commercial Bank of China.  Article

And finally… Samsung is taking on Apple directly with a Galaxy S III ad that affirms "it doesn't take a genius." Article