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Mobile Minutes: Facebook buys; AT&T’s rollover plan; Xiaomi tests Indian market; Android app stops spies

Facebook buying speech-recognition developer
Facebook Inc. is acquiring, a developer of speech-recognition software, as the social-networking service seeks to expand its artificial-intelligence technology.
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AT&T launches rollover data plan
AT&T Inc said it would introduce a rollover data plan for some of its customers, less than a month after smaller rival T-Mobile US Inc launched its own plan.
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China’s Xiaomi tests selling phones in stores to pep up India sales
Chinese smartphone maker Xiaomi said it could sell more models in Indian stores while pursuing its primarily online-only strategy if it succeeds in selling enough Redmi Note 4G handsets through shops of carrier Bharti Airtel.
Read more on Reuters

Android app stops smartphone spies
A new Android app can detect surveillance attempts on your smartphone, including IMSI catchers (also called “stingrays”), hidden text messages and attacks exploiting the telephone-signal protocol known as Signaling System 7 (SS7).
Read more on Fox News