Webwire: Apple stokes iPhone 5 rumors; Nokia pushes US music

Apple has included a five in shadow on invitations to a product unveiling on September 12 - a strong hint that the iPhone 5 will be unveiled that day.
 
Nokia has launched a free music streaming service in the US, initially over its Lumia 710 and Lumia 900 smartphones. The service offers access to a catalog of one million songs.
 
Samsung plans to inspect conditions at 250 Chinese companies making parts for it after identifying potentially unsafe practices at a HEG Electronics factory.
 
Android's market share grew by double digits in the last three months in every region except the US, where it declined. Devices with larger screens are leading sales, according to Kantar Worldpanel ComTech data.
 
Ericsson is the most likely buyer for Nokia Siemens Network’s BSS unit, while Amdocs is also interested in acquiring the subsidiary.
 
Legal experts believe that Apple's legal victory over Samsung in a US patent case is unlikely to set a precedent for courts in the rest of the world, partly because many jurisdictions don't have jury verdicts for patent cases.
 

 

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