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> AT&T is launching its Digital Life home automation and security service in seven more markets. Release

> Apple's iPhone 5S will reportedly include an internal design overhaul. Article

> The U.S. Patent and Trademark office ruled against Greenville Communications in its action against AT&T Mobility, T-Mobile US and Verizon Wireless over infringements on its ringback tone patents. Article

> LG will reportedly show off a bendable, unbreakable smartphone screen. Article

> China Mobile will start LTE trials with consumers next month. Article

> Sprint Nextel is offering $150 in credits to retain existing U.S. Cellular customers in markets where it acquired customers and spectrum. Article

> Robert Van Buskirk is Wilson Electronics' new president and CEO. Release

> Sony Mobile's Xperia Tablet Z is now available worldwide. Release

> AT&T Mobility said it improved Republic Services' operations with its Enhanced Push-to-Talk service. Release

> Novatel Wireless is now one of Sprint's Nextel's preferred M2M CDMA module suppliers. Release

> Ericsson settled a software licensing disagreement with Airvana. Article

> MVNO TracFone Wireless' Straight Talk service is now selling the Samsung Galaxy S III. Article

> Nokia is rolling out a mobile device management service from AirWatch to 25,000 employees. Article

Mobile Content News

> Apple has banned hookup service Bang with Friends from its App Store less than two weeks after approving the iOS application for download. Article

> Yahoo has completed an agreement to acquire social networking platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cashArticle

> Mobile payments company payvia announced today it acquired Mogreet, which provides mobile video and rich media messaging engagement solutions used by marketers, retailers and others including ABC, Bloomingdales, Cox Media Group, Emmis Communications, Fox Television, and Gamefly. Article

Broadband Wireless News

> Amtrak announced that its rail network's AmtrakConnect Wi-Fi service should be fully upgraded to use LTE backhaul by summer's end. Article

> European Union Trade Commissioner Karel De Gucht cited Huawei and ZTE for engaging in unfair trade practices, specifically naming the companies for the first time and saying that if negotiations with China fail to produce a resolution, the EU is ready to move against the telecom equipment vendors. Article

> The free Wi-Fi network Google deployed in its hometown of Mountain View, Calif., more than six years ago is choking on increased traffic and, according to reports, not only slows down but shuts down on occasion in certain locations. Article

European Wireless News

> The European Union's digital agenda commissioner, Neelie Kroes, said the creation of a single market for the European telecoms industry is a major priority for the rest of her mandate, and said she is not retiring until she has achieved her goal. Article

> Truly unlimited mobile data plans are a rarity in Western Europe. Industry Voices

> The timing of the EU's warning to China could cause concern among Europe's vendors. Editor's Corner

And finally… Chester Matusek is 91 and likely the longest tenured employee of Motorola Solutions. Article