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

The past seven days were dominated by the results of the 700 MHz spectrum auction. Rogers spent billions and other carriers stockpiled the valuable resource. Rogers also unveiled the “Rogers Next” option and to probably much surprise Mobilicity is still in business. Below are the top Canadian stories from the past week, plus notable news from around the web:

– A few more details about the upcoming Rogers First Rewards MasterCard [Read here]
– Apple enables two-step authentication for Canadian iDevices [Read here]
– ‘Rogers Next’ to allow annual smartphone upgrades with a subscription plan [Read here]
– Government raises $5.27 billion from wireless auction [Read here]
– BlackBerry Z3 ‘Jakarta’ rendering and specs leak online [Read here]
– GM will roll out in-car LTE in Canada starting this summer [Read here]
– HTC will unveil its next flagship smartphone on March 25th [Read here]
– Fleksy keyboard expands iOS availability to all developers [Read here]
– Rogers to exclusively launch the LG G Flex this spring [Read here]
– BBM for Android Gingerbread devices now available to download [Read here]
– Mobilicity to ask judge for another extension of creditor protection [Read here]
– Public Mobile to end Unlimited Data option, will now offer 1GB/month [Read here]
– Is Rogers Next really the great deal it claims to be? [Read here]
– Bell goes live with Google Play carrier billing for all customers [Read here]
– Eastlink Wireless celebrates first birthday [Read here]
– RBC brings Augmented Reality into its mobile apps [Read here]
– Hands-on with the red Nexus 5 [Read here]
– Win one of two LG G2′s with an official QuickWindow case [Enter here]

Around the web:
– Apple and Samsung headed for another patent trial in March [Engadget]
– Rumor Ford plans to use QNX for their Sync System Replacing Microsoft [BerryReview]
– Amazon supposedly readying its Android set-top box this March [AndroidAuthority]
– Nokia’s Treasure Tag Accessory costs $29.90, available in April [WMPU]