Discovery's revenue slips 1%; Dish's Sling TV arrives on Chromecast

More cable news from across the Web:

> Discovery Communications' reported revenues declined 1 percent. Release

> Dish Network's Sling TV is now available on Google's Chromecast. Release

> AT&T launched its 1 Gbps service in Jacksonville, Fla. CED article

> The FCC issued fines for hotels and other locations that blocked Wi-Fi networks. Release

Mobile Developer News

> How should developers respond to lists of the best apps ever? Editor's Corner

> FierceDeveloper recently spoke with Ken Asakura, CEO of Adways Interactive, about what will mean for the future of mobile game user acquisition and retention. Q&A

Telecom News

> Verizon is speaking out against claims made by Windstream and competitive industry forum Incompas that the special construction practices and charges to deliver DS1 services to its retail and wholesale customers aren't consistent across its customer segments. Article

> PEG Bandwidth has found that demand for its fiber-based higher speed services, including its 100G service, to wholesale and business customers in Tier 2 and Tier 3 markets is being driven by the sheer demand for new bandwidth. Article

Wireless News

> Huawei said it hired a former Apple creative director as the head of its user experience design team, a signal that the company is becoming more serious about its smartphone ambitions. Article

> Sprint reported that it gained postpaid handset customers on the Sprint network in the third quarter, the first time it had done so in a full quarter in more than two years. Article

And finally… Google has reportedly ended plans to open a retail store in New York City. Article