Top Canadian stories from the past week, plus other news from around the web

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This week started off by the Government announce new roaming regulations and ended with BlackBerry’s quarterly results. In addition, throw a bit of Mobilicity struggles and a new place for Canadians to buy wireless devices and plans with WOW! Mobile. Below are the top Canadian mobile stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– BlackBerry CEO sends letter to employees: ‘We will succeed’ [Read here]
– Canadian government to begin regulating domestic roaming rates [Read here]
– BlackBerry teases new BBM features [Read here]
– WOW! Mobile Boutique is now open for business [Read here]
– Mobilicity is expecting to end 2013 with 175,000 subscribers [Read here]
– WestJet to begin offering in-flight WiFi next year [Read here]
– WIND Mobile reportedly makes a $190 million bid for Mobilicity [Read here]
– BBM for iPhone and Android sees 40 million downloads in 60 days [Read here]
– The Canadian app market grew 77% in 2013 [Read here]
– Rugged PTT Sonim Bolt 2 XP5560IS lands at SaskTel [Read here]
– Mobile payment security concerns front and centre in new government report [Read here]
– BlackBerry signs manufacturing partnership with Foxconn [Read here]
– Gift Guide 2013: Best Tablets [Read here]
– Life by a thousand cuts: how BlackBerry plans to be profitable by 2016 [Read here]
– Contest: Win an LG G2! [Enter here]
– Contest: Win a TELUS Samsung Galaxy Note 3! [Read here]

Around the web:
– Google Play Music gets a new look for iOS 7 [Engadget]
– LG will revive WebOS on a smart TV at CES [AndroidAuthority]
– John Chen on CNBC [CNBC]