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US antitrust authorities could follow EU in investigating Google’s Android deals

U.S. antitrust authorities may be ready to follow their European counterparts in investigating how Google licenses its apps and services for use on Android smartphones.

Authorities in Russia found Google guilty of similar charges last week.

Android is an open-source operating system, but many of the apps and services that Android phone and tablet buyers see and use are proprietary Google offerings, including Google Now, the Play Store, and Google Maps.

Some companies  — most notably Amazon.com in the U.S. and Yandex in Russia — have sold Android tablets and phones without Google’s suite of apps and services, replacing them with their own equivalents. A complaint from Yandex triggered the Russian case decided last week.

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Verizon, Qualcomm set to supply controversial unlicensed LTE starting next year

Verizon and Qualcomm are on track to extend LTE networks into Wi-Fi frequencies by the end of next year despite a heated controversy over whether that would slow down wireless LANs. 

Verizon will start field trials of LTE-Unlicensed in October, aiming for a commercial launch next year, executives said during a briefing at the company’s Innovation Center in San Francisco. Qualcomm demonstrated chips for mobile devices and small cells and said they would show up in products around the middle of 2016.

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20+ Best Free WooCommerce Plugins for WordPress

WooCommerce is the most popular WordPress eCommerce plugin, and it comes with tons of extensions. Among all the paid ones, we’ve hand-picked some of the best free WooCommerce plugins. There’s an extension in here for just about everyone so have a look and let us know which one is your favorite.

1. WooCommerce Poor Guys Swiss Knife

WooCommerce Poor Guys Swiss Knife

WooCommerce Poor Guys Swiss Knife is a powerful free plugin for WooCommerce. It is more like a bundle of extensions allowing you to perform various customization tasks on your WooCommerce store. You can customize your checkout forms, adjust WooCommerce for country specific needs, fine tune cart operations, add custom fields, etc.

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